2015 Boca Raton Bowl

The 2015 Boca Raton Bowl was a post-season American college football bowl game that was played on December 22, 2015 at FAU Stadium on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. It was one of the 2015–16 bowl games that concluded the 2015 FBS football season. The second edition of the Boca Raton Bowl featured the Mid-American Conference West Division co–champion Toledo Rockets against the American Athletic Conference East Division champion Temple Owls. The game began at 7:00 p.m. EST and aired on ESPN. Sponsored by the Marmot outdoor clothing and sporting goods company, the game was officially known as the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl.

2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl
2nd Boca Raton Bowl
1234 Total
Temple 3068 17
Toledo 012020 32
DateDecember 22, 2015
Season2015
StadiumFAU Stadium
LocationBoca Raton, Florida
MVPOffensive: Toledo QB Phillip Ely[1]
Defensive: Toledo LB Ju'Wuan Woodley[1]
FavoriteTemple by 1[2][full citation needed]
National anthemKendra Erika[3]
RefereeKevin Stine (Sun Belt)[4]
Attendance25,908[4]
PayoutUS$400,000
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN/ESPN Radio
Announcers
Boca Raton Bowl
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TeamsEdit

The game featured the Temple Owls against the Toledo Rockets.

Temple OwlsEdit

Toledo RocketsEdit

The Boca Raton Bowl was the first game for new head coach Jason Candle.[6] Candle replaced Matt Campbell, who accepted a new head coaching job at Iowa State.[7]

Game summaryEdit

Scoring SummaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP TEM TOL
1 1:13 13 40 5:45 TEM 29-yard field goal by Austin Jones 3 0
2 13:56 TOL Temple fumble −4 yards out of the end zone for a Team Safety. 3 2
2 12:16 5 55 1:40 TOL Corey Jones 26-yard touchdown reception from Phillip Ely, Jameson Vest kick good 3 9
2 0:00 6 36 1:10 TOL 38-yard field goal by Jameson Vest 3 12
3 11:38 8 67 3:22 TEM 25-yard field goal by Austin Jones 6 12
3 6:11 7 37 3:50 TEM 35-yard field goal by Austin Jones 9 12
4 12:41 1 80 0:12 TOL Cody Thompson 80-yard touchdown reception from Phillip Ely, Jameson Vest kick good 9 19
4 5:46 12 74 0:12 TOL Kareem Hunt 1-yard touchdown run, Jameson Vest kick blocked 9 25
4 2:50 11 68 2:56 TEM Kip Patton 2-yard touchdown run, 2-point pass by Robby Anderson good 17 25
4 2:29 2 46 0:21 TOL Kareem Hunt 41-yard touchdown run, Jameson Vest kick good 17 32
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 17 32

Source: [4]

StatisticsEdit

Statistics[4] TEM TOL
First downs 21 18
Plays–yards 75–335 62–435
Rushes–yards 33–99 33–150
Passing yards 236 285
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 23–42–1 20–29–0
Time of possession 31:50 28:10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Smith, Cyrus (December 22, 2015). "Toledo shuts Temple down 32-17 to win Marmot Boca Raton Bowl". underdogdynasty.com. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  2. ^ Odds, Los Angeles Times, December 8, 2015
  3. ^ "Boca Raton Native Tapped to Perform National Anthem at Boca Bowl". The Boca Raton Tribune. December 6, 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d "2015 Boca Raton Bowl: Temple vs. Toledo Stats". Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
  5. ^ Volner, Derek (December 8, 2015). "College Football Playoff Highlights 2015-16 Bowl Schedule" (Press release). ESPN. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Toledo offensive coordinator Jason Candle to be Rockets new head coach". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  7. ^ "Matt Campbell named Iowa State's head coach". The Des Moines Register. Retrieved 2015-11-29.

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