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Chris Hairston

Temple Upsets Penn State

This was finally Temple's time. P.J. Walker scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter to rally Temple to a 27-10 win over Penn State on Saturday at Philadelphia. It was Temple's first win over the Nittany Lions in 74 years. Temple hadn't won in the series since Oct. 18, 1941. Penn State was 38-0-1 since '41 with a 7-7 tie in 1950, the only time the Owls played without a loss. The Owls played in front of a record crowd of 69,176 at Lincoln Financial Field and gave the fans who colored the stands in cherry and white what is perhaps the biggest win in program history. Walker made it 17-10 with a 1-yard run late in the third and the Owls cruised from...