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Sept. 16, 2008
Game No. 4
Temple (1-2) at Penn State (3-0)
When: Saturday, September 20, 2008
Where: Beaver Stadium (107,282)
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET
Attendance: 107,000+ (sold out)
Series Record: Penn State leads, 33-3-1
Television: The contest will be televised by the Big Ten Network to a national audience with Mark Neely, Glen Mason and Kenny Jackson calling the action.
The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 168th time in their last 170 games.
Radio: Penn State Sports Network (60 stations) Radio Team (9th year)
Play-by-Play: Steve Jones; Analysis: Jack Ham Web stream: www.GoPSUsports.com WPHT Radio (Harry Donahue, play-by-play; Steve Joachim, analysis). XM Radio 196.
Penn State Record.....375-125-3 (74.8), 43rd Year
vs. Temple 24-0
59th year on Penn State staff...tied for all-time lead in career wins among 1-A coaches...300 wins faster than any coach in NCAA history...College Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2007.
Temple Record.....6-21, 3rd Year
vs. Penn State 0-2
The Series: The Nittany Lions and Owls are meeting for the 38th time, with Penn State owning a 33-3-1 series lead. The teams have met the last two years, with Lions winning, 31-0, in Philadelphia in 2007.
Penn State plays its final non-conference game of the season, hosting in-state rival Temple. The Nittany Lions are coming off a 55-13 belting of Syracuse in the Carrier Dome. The Owls lost at Buffalo, 30-28, on a "Hail Mary" pass on the final play of the game.
Penn State has won 34 of its past 43 games overall, tied for the nation's seventh-best record over that span. The game will be nationally televised by the Big Ten Network.