2016 Military Bowl

The 2016 Military Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game, played at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, on December 27, 2016.[4] The ninth edition of the Military Bowl featured the American Athletic Conference champion Temple Owls versus the Wake Forest Demon Deacons of Atlantic Coast Conference.[5]

2016 Military Bowl
presented Northrop Grumman
9th Military Bowl
2016 Military Bowl logo.png
1234 Total
Temple 73106 26
Wake Forest 141703 34
DateDecember 27, 2016
Season2016
StadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
LocationAnnapolis, Maryland
MVPWake Forest LB Thomas Brown
FavoriteTemple by 13[1]
RefereeKevin Stine (Sun Belt)[2]
Attendance26,656
PayoutUS$1,000,000[3]
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersTV: Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Paul Carcaterra
Radio: John Brickley, Brad Edwards
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TeamsEdit

The game featured the Temple Owls against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

This was the second all-time meeting between the schools; the previous one was on November 1, 1930, when the Owls defeated the Demon Deacons by a score of 36–0.[6]

TempleEdit

Wake ForestEdit

Game summaryEdit

[2]

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP TEM WAKE
1 13:33 1 48 0:09 TEM Adonis Jennings 48-yard touchdown reception from Phillip Walker, Aaron Boumerhi kick good 7 0
1 8:37 4 60 1:06 WAKE Cam Serigne 41-yard touchdown reception from John Wolford, Mike Weaver kick good 7 7
1 5:20 4 54 0:57 WAKE Tabari Hines 20-yard touchdown reception from John Wolford, Mike Weaver kick good 7 14
2 12:26 1 11 0:08 WAKE Cade Carney 11-yard touchdown run, Mike Weaver kick good 7 21
2 8:34 10 62 2:08 WAKE 25-yard field goal by Mike Weaver 7 24
2 3:02 9 39 2:34 WAKE Matt Colburn 3-yard touchdown run, Mike Weaver kick good 7 31
2 0:04 11 57 2:58 TEM 45-yard field goal by Aaron Boumerhi 10 31
3 14:08 3 75 0:52 TEM Adonis Jennings 58-yard touchdown reception from Phillip Walker, Aaron Boumerhi kick good 17 31
3 3:51 11 74 5:13 TEM 24-yard field goal by Aaron Boumerhi 20 31
4 9:36 8 44 3:14 TEM 32-yard field goal by Aaron Boumerhi 23 31
4 3:56 10 56 3:39 TEM 38-yard field goal by Aaron Boumerhi 26 31
4 1:59 4 3 1:57 WAKE 30-yard field goal by Mike Weaver 26 34
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 26 34

StatisticsEdit

Statistics[2] TEM WAKE
First Downs 21 22
Plays-yards 72–376 72–368
Third down efficiency 1–12 6–14
Rushes-yards 23– -20 (-0.9) 43-125 (2.9)
Passing yards 396 243
Passing, Comp-Att-Int 28–49–1 14–29–2
Time of Possession 30:57 29:03
Team Category Player Statistics
TEM Passing
Rushing
Receiving
WAKE Passing
Rushing
Receiving

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College Bowl Game Odds". ESPN. December 7, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "2016 Military Bowl Game Stats". Stat Broadcast. Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  3. ^ Bowl payout
  4. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions". Military Bowl. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "NO. 23 TEMPLE TO FACE WAKE FOREST IN 2016 MILITARY BOWL PRESENTED BY NORTHROP GRUMMAN, BENEFITING THE USO". Military Bowl. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
  6. ^ Temple Owls vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons series history