SMU at TEMPLE

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

Records: SMU (2-2 overall, 0-0 American Athletic Conference); Temple (2-2, 0-0).

Television: ESPNews.

Coaches:  SMU, Chad Morris (2nd season, 4-12); Temple, Matt Rhule (4th season, 20-22).

All-time series: 1-1-2.

Last meeting: Temple won, 60-40 on Nov. 6, 2015 at SMU.

Scoring offense: SMU (19.8 ppg.); Temple (31.5 ppg.).

Scoring defense:  SMU (27.0 ppg.) Temple (20.5 ppg.)

SMU

Sept. 3 at North Texas, 34-21

Sept. 10 at Baylor, 13-40

Sept. 17 Liberty, 29-14

Sept. 23 TCU, 3-33

TEMPLE

Sept. 2 Army, 13-28

Sept. 10 Stony Brook, 38-0

Sept. 17 at Penn State, 27-34

Sept. 24 Charlotte, 48-20

Key Players

For SMU: WR Courtland Sutton, 6-4, 215, So. (18 receptions, 449 yards, 4 TDs); RT Chauncey Briggs, 6-6, 293 Sr. (27 starts), QB Ben Hicks, 6-1, 216, R-Fr. (60-120 passing, 827 yards, 2 TD, 7 INT); RB Braeden West, 5-10, 170, So.  (375 yards rushing, 5.7 avg, 2 TD); WR James Proche, 5-11, 183, R-Fr. (21 receptions, 272 yards);  C Evan Brown, 6-3, 308, Jr. (26 starts); CB Horace Richardson, 6-0, 201, Sr.  (13 tackles, 3 interceptions); CB Jordan Wyatt, 6-0, 195, So. (25 tackles, 3 interceptions), DE Justin Lawler, 6-4, 262, Jr. (22 tackles, 4.5 sacks), QB-RB Ke'Mon Freeman, 5-11, 212, Fr. (201 yards rushing, 4.4 avg), S Darrion Millnes, 6-0, 208, Sr.  (24 tackles).

For Temple: QB Phillip Walker, 5-11, 205 Sr. (63-109 passing, 846 yards 5 TDs, 5 INT); LT Dion Dawkins, 6-5, 320, Sr. (30 career starts); RB Jahad Thomas, 5-10, 188, Sr. (120 yards rushing, 4.1 avg., 4 TD, 9 receptions, 97 yards); FS Sean Chandler, 6-0, 190, Jr. (23 tackles, 1 INT, 13,2 punt return avg.); DE Haason Reddick, 6-1, 235, r-Sr. (13 tackles, 5 TFL); LB Avery Williams, 5-10, 224, r-Sr. (25 tackles, 3 TFL); 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. (23 tackles), WR Keith Kirkwood, 6-3, 218, r-Jr. (14 receptions, 191 yards, 2 TDs); TE-DE Romond Deloatch, 6-4, 220 r-Sr. (6receptions, 133 yards, 1 sack).

About SMU: The Mustangs lead the nation with 10 interceptions, matching their total from last year...WR Courtland Sutton had 5 receptions for 113 yards last week against TCU and now has three, 100-yard games this season and six in his career...Sutton leads the nation with 24.9 yards per catch amongst receivers with at least 15 receptions...SMU trailed TCU 6-3 at the half before the Horned Frogs pulled away...In a 40-13 loss at Baylor, the score was 6-6 at halftime...Last week TCU's Kenny HIll threw for 452 yards and 2 TDs against the Mustangs...SMU has matched its win total from last year when the Mustangs went 2-10...SMU has committed 10 turnovers.

About Temple: The Owls had a 28-0 second quarter in Saturday's 48-20 win over Charlotte...Temple leads the AAC in red zone offense, converting 17 of 18 times (94.4 percent) with 12 TDs and 5 FGs...Temple leads the AAC and is 11th nationally in passing defense, allowing 146 yards per game...The Owls are ninth in the AAC with five sacks...RB Jahad Thomas was named to the AAC Honor Roll with 143 all-purpose yards and 2 TDs vs. Charlotte...The Owls are outscoring teams 55-14 in the second quarter. PK Austin Jones is 7-7 in field goal attempts and 15-15 on PATs...

Up next: Temple visits Memphis, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. SMU visits Tulsa, 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

Fast fact:  In two career games vs. SMU, QB Phillip Walker has completed 44 of 62 passes for 561 yards, 8 TDs and 0 interceptions.