Penn State defeats Temple, 34–27

The Nittany Lions avenged last season’s loss in Philadelphia to the Owls. Until 2015, Temple had not beaten Penn State in 74 years. With no more meetings between the two schools for the foreseeable future, The Nittany Lions lead the series 40–4–1.


The Penn State Blue Band performs their trademark “Floating Lions” drill. The drill, first introduced in 1965, is marched before every home football game.
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley takes a snap during the first possession of the game. McSorley competed 18 of 24 passes for 287 yards.
Beaver Stadium held its second annual Stripe Out game on Saturday. The stadium’s first one was in 2015 in a Penn State victory over Rutgers.
The “S” behind the end zone is created by 800 Penn State students to form the “S-Zone. To the left, hundreds of students created a yellow ribbon in support of the United States Troops.
Security talks to a Penn State fan who was in an argument with Temple fans over a sign. The sign read “He turned his back. We’ll turn ours. #JoePaKnew”. The sign was in protest of Penn State honoring former coach Joe Paterno on Saturday.
Megan Montgomery, 21, takes in her first game at Beaver Stadium as a fan of the away team. Originally from State College, Montgomery is now a senior at Temple University. She had seen a handful of games at Beaver Stadium as a Penn State fan growing up.
Temple quarterback Phillip Walker prepares to take a snap in front of a hostile Penn State student section. Temple running back Jahad Thomas would score on the next play to get the Owls within a touchdown.
The Penn State Blue Band and student section sings the alma mater with the football team. The Nittany Lions defeated Temple 34–27.
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