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November 14, 1998
Miami 42, Temple 7
Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia, PA

Scoring by quartersQuarters   1st   2nd   3rd   4th   FinalMiami       14    14     7     7     42Temple       0     0     0     7      7TIME: N/A

Edgerrin James rushed for 137 yards and three touchdowns and James Jackson ran for a pair of scores as 24th-ranked Miami cruised to a 42-7 victory over Temple in Philadelphia, PA.Miami dominated on both sides of the ball registering 415 yards of total offense while holding the Owls to just 205 yards. Miami also had its running game in full gear outrushing Pittsburgh 224-80.

Leading 28-0 at the half, Miami guarded against letting up against the Owls, who rallied for wins at Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh.

James ran five yards for a touchdown, putting the Hurricanes ahead 35-0 with 2:30 remaining in the third quarter.

The Hurricanes went to the air for their final score with 11:49 left in the game, as backup Kenny Kelly hit tight end Daniel Franks with a 22-yard pass. Kelly was 5-of-7 for 72 yards and Franks caught four passes for 69.

First Quarter
UM – James 20 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 1:48. Drive: 4 plays, 47 yards, 1:33. Key Play: Swenney fumble recovery at Temple 47. Miami 7, Temple 0.
UM – Jackson 20 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 1:48. Drive: 3 plays, 40 yards, 0:42. Key Play: Covington 21 pass to Franks to Temple 19. Miami 14, Temple 0.

Second Quarter
UM – James 12 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 5:12. Drive: 6 plays, 40 yards, 2:10. Key Play: Moss 9 pass from Covington to Temple 21. Miami 21, Temple 0.
UM – Jackson 1 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 2:29. Drive: 3 plays, 36 yards, 0:42. Key Play: Fulcher 21 pass from Covington for 1st down at Temple 15. Miami 28, Temple 0.

Third Quarter
UM – James 5 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 2:30. Drive: 10 plays, 68 yards, 2:59. Key Play: Wayne 32 pass from Covington to Temple 22. Miami 35, Temple 0.

Fourth Quarter
UM – Franks 22 pass from Kelly (Crosland kick). Time Left: 11:49. Drive: 7 plays, 68 yards, 2:59. Key Play: Fulcher 18 pass from Kelly to Temple 27. Miami 42, Temple 0.
TU – Butler 13 pass from Scott (Crosland kick). Time Left: 1:41. Drive: 14 plays, 99 yards, 5:44. Key Play: Stacey 13 rush to Miami 38. Miami 42, Temple 7.

Team Statistics MIA TEM
First Downs 23 18
Rushes-Yards 41-224 46-80
Passing Yards 191 125
Comp-Att-Int 14-26-2 12-27-1
Total Yards 415 205
Punts-Avg. 3-44.7 6-22.0
Punt Returns 4-30 2-1
Kickoff Returns 2-(13) 4-103
Interception Returns 1-0 2-2
Penalties-Yards 7-69 3-45
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 6-3
Sacks 4-27 0-0
Third Down Conversions 4-10 5-15
Fourth Down Conversions 1-2 1-3
Time of Possession 24:52 35:08
Miami
RUSHING Att Yds TD Lg
Edgerrin James 26 137 3 20
James Jackson 7 47 2 20
Najeh Davenport 6 29 0 11
Santana Moss 1 9 0 9
Zachary Hart 1 2 0 2
TOTALS 41 224 5 20
PASSING Att Cmp Yds TD Int Lg
Scott Covington 19 9 119 0 2 32
Kenny Kelly 7 5 72 1 0 22
TOTALS 26 14 191 1 2 32
RECEIVING No Yds TD Lg
Daniel Franks 4 69 1 22
Santana Moss 3 20 0 11
Reggie Wayne 2 41 0 32
Mondriel Fulcher 2 39 0 21
Andre King 1 9 0 9
Edgerrin James 1 7 0 7
Daryl Jones 1 6 0 6
TOTALS 14 191 1 32
PUNTING No Yds Avg Lg
Andy Crosland 3 134 44.7 49
KICKOFF RETURNS No Yds Lg
Nick Williams 1 -16 0
Najeh Davenport 1 3 3
TOTALS 2 -13 3
PUNT RETURNS No Yds Lg
Edward Reed 1 10 10
Leonard Myers 2 9 5
Nick Ward 1 11 0
TOTALS 4 30 10
INTERCEPTION RETURNS No Yds. Lg
Nate Brooks 1 0 0

DEFENSIVE LEADERS
Tackles: 6-Dan Morgan, Michael Smith
Assists: 5-Four Players
Total: 11-Dan Morgan, Michael Smith
Sacks: 2-Derrick Ham

Temple
RUSHING Att Yds TD Lg
Rasha Harrsion 6 35 0 9
Stacey Mack 8 24 0 18
Calvin Wilkinson 8 18 0 5
Elmark Jackson 7 9 0 9
Jerry Butler 1 6 0 6
Mac Devito 10 6 0 11
Carlos Johnson 1 1 0 1
Marcus Godfrey 1 0 0 0
Devin Scott 4 -19 0 0
TOTALS 46 80 0 18
PASSING Att Cmp Yds TD Int Lg
Devin Scott 22 9 102 1 1 21
Mac Devito 4 3 23 0 0 11
Dave Nicholl 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 27 12 125 1 1 21
RECEIVING No Yds TD Lg
Carlos Johnson 4 40 0 12
Stacey Mack 2 25 0 21
Jerry Butler 2 24 1 13
Rasha Harrison 2 12 0 10
Joe Khamis 1 12 0 12
Elmark Jackson 1 12 0 12
TOTALS 12 125 1 21
PUNTING No Yds Avg Lg
TEAM 1 0 0.0 0
Dave Nicholl 5 132 26.4 42
TOTALS 6 132 22.0 42
KICKOFF RETURNS No Yds Lg
Rasha Harrison 1 18 18
Elmark Jackson 3 85 36
TOTALS 4 103 36
INTERCEPTION RETURNS No Yds Lg
Chonn Lacey 1 2 2

DEFENSIVE LEADERS
Tackles: 7-Taylor Suman
Assists: 3-Sean Martin, Lamond Adams
Total: 8-Fulton Fryar
Sacks: None