Charlotte (1-2) at Temple (1-2)

When:  Saturday, noon Financial Field (69,596).

Television: American Sports Network/Comcast Network.

Coaches: Charlotte, Brad Lambert (4th season, 13-24); Temple, Matt Rhule (4th season, 19-22).

All-time series: Temple leads 1-0.

Last meeting: Temple won, 37-3 on Oct. 2, 2015 at Charlotte.

Scoring offense: Charlotte (26.7 ppg.); Temple (26 ppg.).

Scoring defense:  Charlotte (40.3 ppg.); Temple (20.7 ppg.)

CHARLOTTE

Sept. 1 at Louisville, 14-70

Sept. 10 Elon, 47-14

Sept. 17 Eastern Michigan, 19-37

TEMPLE

Sept. 2 Army, 13-28

Sept. 10 Stony Brook, 38-0

Sept. 17 at Penn State, 27-34

Key Players

For Charlotte: WR Workpeh Kofa, 6-2, 204, r-So. (8 receptions, 49 yards, 1 TD); RB Kalif Phillips, 5-10, 205, Sr. (15 carries, 33 yards); QB Kevin Olsen, 6-3 220 r-Jr (49-82 passing, 419 yards, 4 TDs, 2 INT); QB Hasaan Klugh, 6-3, 185, r-So. (14-22 passing, 112 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INT, 78 yards rushing, 9.4 avg.); SLOT Austin Duke, 5-9, 161, r-Sr. (18 receptions, 241 yards, 2 TDs); WR T.L. Ford, 6-3, 186, Jr. (12 receptions, 168 yards, 2 TDs); NT Larry Ogunjobi, 6-3, 294, r-Sr. (10 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 3 hurries); LB Nick Cook, 6-1, 223, r-Sr. (31 tackles); RB Robert Washington, 5-10, 220, Fr. (196 yards rushing, 5.4 avg, 2 TDs); CB Kedrick Davis, 5-10, 180, Sr. (11 tackles, 2 INT).

For Temple: QB Phillip Walker, 5-11, 205 Sr. (48-83 passing, 578 yards 3 TDs, 5 INT); LT Dion Dawkins, 6-5, 320, Sr. (29 career starts); RB Jahad Thomas, 5-10, 188, Sr. (52 yards rushing, 3.7 avg., 2 TD, 6 receptions, 48 yards); FS Sean Chandler, 6-0, 190, Jr. (20 tackles, 1 INT, 16.8 punt return avg.); DE Haason Reddick, 6-1, 235, r-Sr. (10 tackles, 3.5 TFL); LB Avery Williams, 5-10, 224, r-Sr. (20 tackles); MLB Jarred Alwan, 5-11, 229, Sr. (14 tackles); NT Averee Robinson, 6-0, 285 Sr. (11 tackles, 1.5 TFL); WR Marshall Ellick, 6-2, 191 r-So. (7 receptions, 87 yards), LB Stephaun Marshall, 5-11, 206, r-Sr. (18 tackles); WR Keith Kirkwood, 6-3, 218, r-Jr. (12 receptions, 146 yards, 2 TDs); TE Romond Deloatch, 6-4, 220 r-Sr. (3 receptions, 93 yards).

About Charlotte: The 49ers, who compete in Conference USA, are in their fourth year as a football program and their second as an FBS school...In the opening loss to Louisville, Cardinals QB Lamar Jackson threw six TD passes against Charlotte...RB Kalif Phillips, an all-Conference USA choice last season, missed the last game with a hamstring injury and is expected to be ready against Temple...CB Kedrick Davis is a transfer from North Carolina...In last week's loss to Eastern Michigan, Hasaan Klugh came in and completed 9-15 for 66 yards and 2 TDs...WR Austin Duke has 2,875 career receiving yards, third among active FBS players...Duke had 9 receptions for 84 yards last week against Eastern Michigan...Fr. RB Robert Washington rushed for 120 yards on 20 carries last week...Charlotte's roster includes 19 redshirt seniors that were part of the program's first class in 2012...The 49ers are allowing 332.7 passing yards per game, which is 125th in the NCAA.

About Temple: The Owls were penalized 13 times for 118 yards against Penn State...Phillip Walker threw a season-high 286 yards against the Nittany Lions...The Owls allowed four plays of 45 yards or more including, a 55-yard TD run by Saquon Barkley...Running back Jahad Thomas, who missed the first two games with a dislocated left thumb, accounted for 100 total yards and 2 TDs last week...With a forced fumble against Penn State, redshirt senior defensive end Praise Martin Oguike now leads all active players with nine career forced fumbles...Defensive lineman Sharif Finch leads all active players with five blocked punts...Safety Delvon Randall has interceptions in his last two games and has three of Temple's seven takeaways this season.

About Temple:

Up next: Charlotte hosts Old Dominion in an C-USA game next Saturday Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. Temple hosts SMU in a noon game next Saturday Oct. 1 at Lincoln Financial Field.

Fast fact: Saturday will be Temple's homecoming and coach Matt Rhule is 3-0 homecoming games.