Nov. 17, 2010
Recap | Final Stats
Ohio vs. Temple
Ohio made its second-ever appearance at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles. The `Cats are now 1-1 in the venue.
With the win, Ohio improves to 8-3 overall and 6-1 in the MAC. It is the second-consecutive eight-win season and the eighth-straight conference road win, dating back to last year.
Sophomore corner back Travis Carrie recorded a pass break up, his fourth of the season, on Temple's first series of the game. He followed it up by forcing a fumble on the Owls' second series. It was the both the second of his season and career.
Senior defensive lineman Dak Notestine scooped up Carrie's forced fumble. It was the second fumble recovery of the season and his career for Notestine.
Vince Davidson's five-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was his fifth rushing touchdown of the season and his sixth touchdown of the season overall. With his fourth-quarter scoring run added on to it, it marked the seventh scoring scamper of the Dayton, N.J., native's career.
With his four extra-point conversions Matt Weller now has 69 for his career, putting him alone in fifth place on Ohio's all-time list.
With their 7-0 lead after the first quarter, it marked the sixth time this season the Bobcats have led after the opening frame. Ohio is now 5-1 when leading after one quarter.
Boo Jackson's 16-yard scoring strike to junior Riley Dunlop at the 7:03 mark in the second quarter was the 15th passing touchdown of the season for Jackson and the 35th of his career, tops on Ohio's all-time list. It also tied him with Theo Scott (2009) for the most individual touchdowns responsible for in a season with 23.
Dunlop's touchdown grab was his second of the season and fifth of the season. It marked his fifth total touchdown of the year and the sixth of his career.
Matt Weller's 40-yard field goal with 14 seconds left in the opening half was his ninth make of the season and the 30th of his career. It was his first field goal of 40-or-more yards this season.
With Ohio's 17-10 lead at the half, it marked the sixth time this season and the 29th time under Frank Solich the `Cats have led at intermission. With the win, Ohio is now 22-7 when carrying a lead into the lockerroom under Solich.
Billy Gonzales-Santos' fumble recovery towards the end of the third quarter was his first fumble recovery of the season and his career.
Sophomore Carl Jones' fourth-quarter interception of Temple quarterback Mike Gerardi was the first interception of his season and his career. He returned it 27 yards to set up a two-yard Donte Harden touchdown jaunt.
Harden's fourth quarter scoring scamper from two yards out was the third rushing touchdown of the season and the seventh of his career. The redshirt junior now has 10 total touchdowns for his career.
With its 31 points, Ohio has now scored at least 21 points nine times this season and at least 30 points eight times this season.
Hilton Dawson III's interception towards the end of the fourth quarter was his third pick of the season and the third of his career. Ohio now has 17 interceptions on the year.