>> Vanderbilt Commodores vs Temple Owls Recap - Owls Win 37-7
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Temple cruised to victory on Thursday, as they ran up a 37-7 score against Vanderbilt in Week 1 action at Vanderbilt Stadium.
The Owls were a +8.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 50.5.
P.J. Walker completed 23 of 34 pass attempts for 207 yards for the Owls in the win.
Ralph Webb rushed for 70 yards for Vanderbilt, while Dallas Rivers added 16 yards. Stephen Rivers threw for 186 yards for the Commodores, while receivers C.J. Duncan and Steven Scheu had 58 and 45 yards respectively.
Temple outgained Vanderbilt 351-278 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-13 by the Owls.
Temple led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:02-26:58 split in that important category.
Temple looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Navy. Vanderbilt will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Mississippi.