Temple at Tulane

When: Saturday 3:30 p.m. (ET), Yulman Stadium (30,000).

Records: Temple (7-3 overall, 5-1 American Athletic Conference); Tulane (3-7, 0-6).

Television: PHL 17.

Coaches: Temple, Matt Rhule (4th season, 25-23); Tulane (Willie Fritz, 1st season, 3-7; overall, 157-76).

All-time series: Temple leads 2-1.

Last meeting: Oct. 10, 2015, Temple won 49-10 at Lincoln Financial Field.

Scoring offense: Temple, 32.5 ppg.; Tulane, 25.1 ppg.

Scoring defense: Temple, 20.1 ppg.; Tulane, 28.8 ppg.

TULANE

Sept. 1 at Wake Forest, 3-7

Sept. 10 Southern, 66-2`

Sept. 17 Navy, 14-21

Sept. 24 Louisiana, 41-39 (4 OT)

Oct. 1 at UMass, 31-24

Oct. 14 Memphis, 14-24

Oct. 22 at Tulsa, 27-50

Oct. 29 SUM, 31-35

Nov. 5 at Central Florida, 6-37

Nov. 12 at Houston, 18-30

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

Key Players

For Temple: QB Phillip Walker, 5-11, 205 Sr. (156-268 passing, 2,205 yards, 16 TDs, 12 INT); LT Dion Dawkins, 6-5, 320, Sr. (36 career starts); RB Jahad Thomas, 5-10, 188, Sr. (647 yards rushing, 4.8 avg., 9 TDs; 27 receptions, 354 yards, 5 TDs); DE Haason Reddick, 6-1, 235, r-Sr. (48 tackles, 18 TFL. 8.5 sacks); LB Avery Williams, 5-10, 224, r-Sr. (42 tackles, 7 TFL); NT Averee Robinson, 6-0, 285 Sr. (23 tackles, 5 TFL, 3.0 sacks); WR Keith Kirkwood, 6-3, 218, r-Jr. (28 receptions, 428 yards, 3 TDs); WR Ventell Bryant, 6-3, 189, r-So. (27 receptions, 494 yards, 2 TD); TE-DE Romond Deloatch, 6-4, 220 r-Sr. (16 receptions, 230 yards, 1 TD, 4 sacks, 1 defensive TD); RB Ryquell Armstead, 5-11, 205, So. (807 yards rushing, 6.3 avg. 11 TDs.); LB Stephaun Marshall, 5-11, 206 r-Sr. (51 tackles); WR Brodrick Yancy, 5-10, 195 r-So. (24 receptions, 284 yards, 2 TDs); SS Delvon Randall, 5-11, 208, So. (43 tackles, 3 interceptions); DE Praise Martin-Oguike, 6-1, 255 r-Sr. (36 tackles, 5 sacks); FS Sean Chandler, 6-0, 190, Jr. (28 tackles, 1 INT).

For Tulane: RB Dontrell Hilliard, 6-0, 200, Jr. (737 yards rushing, 5.7 avg., 9 TDs); RB Josh Rounds, 6-0, 205, r-Sr. (643, 6.5 avg., 5 TDs); RB Lazedrick Thompson, 5-11, 220, r-Sr. (376 yards rushing, 6.3 avg., 4 TDs) QB Glen Cuiellette, 6-0, 215 r-So. (87-206 passing, 1,126 yards, 10 TDs, 7 INT); WR Terren Encalade, 6-0, 180, r-So. (33 receptions, 438 yards, 6 TDs); DT Tanzel Smart, 6-1, 305 Sr. (56 tackles, 13.5 TFL, 4.5 sacks), LB Nico Marley, 5-8, 200, Sr. (76 tackles, 12 TFL, 3 sacks); S Jarrod Franklin, 6-0, 205, r-Jr. (67 tackles); S Roderic Teamer, 6-0, 205 So. (48 tackles); DE Ade Aruna, 6-6, 265, r-Jr. (37 tackles, 8 TFL, 4 sacks).

About Temple: The Owls would clinch the East Division title for the second year in a row by winning their final two games...CB Artrel Foster, who missed the UConn game with a shoulder injury, is expected to return...Coach Matt Rhule said earlier in the week that defensive end Haason Reddick and running back Ryquell Armstead might not play due to injury...Temple is seventh nationally in total defense, allowing 291.4 yards per game, 12th in tackles for loss (7.9 per game) and 20th in scoring defense (20.1 ppg.)....The Owls are second nationally in passing defense, allowing 154.2 yards per game...Temple has 94 big plays, defined as 10 or more yards rushing or 20 or more yards receiving.

About Tulane: Glen Cuiellette threw for 241 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the loss to Houston...That was Cuiellette's single-game career high for passing yards...Tulane has rushed for 100 or more yards in every game this season...Tulane is 18th nationally in rushing, averaging 236.4 yards per game...The Green Wave are 14th nationally and first in the AAC in turnover margin (0.80)...Tulane is tops in the AAC with 13 fumble recoveries...LB Nico Marley is the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley and the son of former Miami LB Rohan Marley.

Up next: Temple hosts East Carolina in the regular season finale Saturday, Nov. 26 at a time to still be announced. Tulane visits UConn, Sat. Nov. 26 at 4 p.m.

Fast fact:  Tulane beat Temple, 20-14 in the 1935 Sugar Bowl.