ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A power rushing game designed to chew up the clock and wear down opposing defenses.
That is the definition of Navy's triple-option attack. It also accurately describes what Temple wants to do on offense.
The Midshipmen (9-2, 7-1) and Owls (9-3, 7-1) will bring similar styles to the field Saturday in the American Athletic Conference championship game.
Navy ranks second nationally in rushing offense with 342 yards per game and holds the ball an average of 32 minutes, 40 seconds. Temple ranks fourth in the Football Bowl Subdivision in time of possession at 34 minutes per game.
"They're a power running football team. They're going to get...