Military Bowl

No. 23 Temple vs. Wake Forest

When: Tuesday Dec. 27, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000), Annapolis, MD

Records: Wake Forest (6-6), Temple (10-3)

Television: ESPN

Coaches: Wake Forest, Dave Clawson (3rd season, 12-24; overall, Temple, Ed Foley (interim head coach, 0-0; overall, 7-15).

All-time series: Temple leads, 1-0.

Only meeting: Temple won, 36-0 on Nov. 1, 1930.

Bowl records: Wake Forest (6-4); Temple (2-3).

Scoring offense: Wake Forest, 19.3 ppg.; Temple, 32.8 ppg.

Scoring defense: Wake Forest, 21.3 ppg.; Temple, 17.2 ppg.

WAKE FOREST

Sept 1 Tulane, 7-3

Sept. 10 at Duke, 24-14

Sept. 17 Delaware, 38-24

Sept. 24 at Indiana, 33-28

Oct. 1 at N.C. State, 16-33

Oct. 8 Syracuse, 28-9

Oct. 15 at Florida State, 6-17

Oct. 29 Army, 13-21

Nov. 5 Virginia, 27-20

Nov. 12 at Louisville, 12-44

Nov. 19 Clemson, 13-35

Nov. 26 Boston College, 14-17

TEMPLE

Sept. 2 Army, 13-28

Sept. 10 Stony Brook, 38-0

Sept. 17 at Penn State, 27-34

Sept. 24 Charlotte, 48-20

Oct. 1 SMU, 45-20

Oct. 6 at Memphis, 27-34

Oct. 15 at Central Florida, 26-25

Oct. 21 South Florida, 46-30

Oct. 29 Cincinnati, 34-13

Nov. 4 at Connecticut, 21-0

Nov. 19 at Tulane, 31-0

Nov. 26 East Carolina, 37-10

Dec. 3 at Navy, 34-10*

*AAC championship

For Temple: QB Phillip Walker, 5-11, 205 Sr. (202-346 passing, 58.4 percent, 2,899 yards, 20 TDs, 12 INT); LT Dion Dawkins, 6-5, 320, Sr. (39 career starts); RB Jahad Thomas, 5-10, 188, Sr. (918 yards rushing, 4.5 avg., 13 TDs, 32 receptions, 426 yards, 6 TDs); DE Haason Reddick, 6-1, 235, r-Sr. (59 tackles, 21.5 TFL. 9.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles); LB Avery Williams, 5-10, 224, r-Sr. (59 tackles, 9 TFL); DT Averee Robinson, 6-0, 285 Sr. (32 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 3.5sacks); WR Keith Kirkwood, 6-3, 218, r-Jr. (36 receptions, 567 yards, 4 TDs); WR Ventell Bryant, 6-3, 189, r-So. (43 receptions, 744 yards, 4 TDs); TE-DE Romond Deloatch, 6-4, 220 r-Sr. (17 receptions, 238 yards, 1 TD, 4 sacks, 1 defensive TD); RB Ryquell Armstead, 5-11, 205, So. (918 yards rushing, 6.2 avg. 14 TDs.); LB Stephaun Marshall, 5-11, 206 r-Sr. (60 tackles); SS Delvon Randall, 5-11, 208, So. (60 tackles, 5 TFL, 3 interceptions); DE Praise Martin-Oguike, 6-1, 255 r-Sr. (41 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles); FS Sean Chandler, 6-0, 190, Jr. (44 tackles, 1 INT); LB Jarred Alwan, 5-11, 229, Sr. (44 tackles); PK Aaron Boumerhi, 6-0, 210, Fr. (11-13 FG, 27-28 PATs), CB Nate Hairston, 6-0, 193, r-Sr. (25 tackles, 2 INT).

For Wake Forest: QB John Wolford, 6-1, 200 Jr. (156-280 passing, for 1,591 yards, 7 TDs, 9 INT, 523 yards rushing, 4.3 avg., 6 TDs); RB Cade Carney, 5-11, 215, Fr. (518 yards rushing, 3.7 avg., 5 TDs); RB Matt Colburn, 5-10, 195, So. (566 yards rushing, 4.1 avg., 1 TD); TE Cam Serigne, 6-3, 250, r-Jr. (27 receptions, 358 yards, 2 TDs); WR Tabari Hines, 5-10, 165, So. (35 receptions, 401 yards, 2 TDs); WR Cortez Lewis, 6-1, 200, r-So. (32 receptions, 415 yards, 1 TD); PK Mike Weaver, 6-1, 195, r-Jr. (19-24 FG, 24-24 PATS); LB Marquel Lee, 6-3, 240, Sr. (98 tackles, 19 TFL, 7.5 sacks); DE Duke Ejiofor, 6-4, 270, r-Jr. (44 tackles, 15 TFL, 10 sacks); P Dom Maggio, 6-3, 175, Fr. (42.6 avg.); FS Ryan Janvion, 5-11, 200, r-Sr. (42 tackles, 1 INT); SS Jessie Bates III, 6-2, 200, r-Fr. (93 tackles, 5 INT); LT Justin Herron, 6-5, 300, r-So. (23 starts); LG Tyler Hayworth, 6-4, 325, Sr. (32 starts); C Josh Harris, 6-4, 305, Sr. (33 starts); DB Thomas Brown, 6-3, 220, Sr. (58 tackles, 6 TFL); DL Josh Banks, 6-4, 275, Sr. (32 tackles, 6 TFL, 2.5 sacks).

About Temple: The Owls are third nationally in total defense, allowing 275.9 yards per game and eighth in scoring defense (17.2 ppg.)...This is the first time Temple has gone to bowl games in consecutive years...The Owls lost to Toledo, 32-17 in last year's Boca Raton Bowl...Temple has appeared in both of the American Athletic Conference title games, losing 24-13 last year to Houston and beating Navy, 34-10 this season...New coach Geoff Collins, hired after Matt Rhule went to Baylor, won't coach the Owls in the bowl game. Interim coach Ed Foley will guide the team in the bowl game...Temple would set a single-season school record for wins with a victory...The Owls have compiled 10 wins three different times, 1979, 2015 and this year...Haason Reddick and Dion Dawkins were first-team all-AAC choices...Both players have been selected to participate in the Senior Bowl...Reddick leads the nation with 21.5 tackles for loss...Second-team all-AAC choices were: K Aaron Boumerhi, S Sean Chandler, DL Praise-Martin-Oguike, RB Jahad Thomas and LB Avery Williams...Honorable mention: TE Colin Thompson and LB Stephaun Marshall...In addition to being ranked No. 23 by the Associated Press, Temple is No. 24 in the College Football Playoff rankings and the Amway Coaches Poll...Temple's secondary is ranked second nationally in passing yards allowed (145.2 yards per game)... In the title win over Navy, Jarred Alwan had a game-high 13 tackles.

About Wake Forest: S Cameron Glenn is out with a shoulder injury...QB Kendall Hinton hasn't played since suffering an injury in the third week and won't play in the bowl game. Wake Forest is hoping to get a medical redshirt for Hinton...The Demon Deacons are 14th nationally in turnover margin (+8)...Wake Forest recorded 37 sacks and allowed 36...Jessie Bates III has returned two interceptions for touchdowns and 158 return yards among his five interceptions....John Wolford became the first Wake Forest QB to throw for 1,500 yards and rush for 500 in a season...Cam Serigne has 11 career TD receptions, the most in school history by a tight end...Serigne has a reception in 35 consecutive games...Wake Forest's opponents have scored first in 10 of the 12 games this year...John Armstrong has 1,011 career kickoff return yards...PK Mike Weaver was a first-team all-ACC choice...Weaver has 31 touchbacks, two shy of tying a single-season school record...Second-team All-ACC choices were LB Marquel Lee and S Bates...Third team: DE Duke Ejiofor... S  Ryan Janvion was named the recipient of the Jim Tatum Award given annually to the ACC to the league's top senior scholar-athlete.