Philadelphia: So far through the first two weeks of the season, the college football action has been awesome with great drama. Let’s take a look at what the local teams will be facing in Week 3 of the season featuring Penn State, Temple, and Villanova.
The Battle of PA will be decided as the 13th ranked Nittany Lions take on the Panthers of Pittsburgh. This game will mark the 100th time that these two schools have played each other and over the last two years under this current deal, each has a win against each other
Pittsburgh in 2016
Penn State in 2018
Today is the Penn State Stripeout game every other section of the stadium will be a different color
Stadium: Beaver Stadium in University Park PA
TV: ABC at 12PM on ABC with Chris Fowler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe
Temple is 1-0 on the season under new coach Rod Carey and having the week off could it ruin any momentum the team had from their season-opening win over Bucknell on August 31 while the Owls Opponent the 21st ranked Maryland Terrapins enter this game at 2-0 and off the upset win over Syracuse last week.
Maryland is looking for revenge as the Owls came down to College Park last year and knocked out the Terrapins 35-14. In the game last year, Anthony Russo made his first career start for the Owls. This will be Maryland first trip to Philly to play the Owls since 2012 when Maryland won 36-27.
The last time that Temple defeated a rank team, it was during the 2018 season when the Owls took down Cincinnati in Overtime at Lincoln Financial Field.
Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia
TV: CBS Sports Network at 12PM with Rich Waltz, Aaron Murray, John Schriffen
The Wildcats are off to a good start to the 2019 season as they are 2-0 on the season and off a dominating win over Lehigh while Bucknell is 0-2 on the season.
Stadium: Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium in Lewisburg, PA
TV: Patriot League Network
The Penn Quakers will begin their season on September 21 when they battle Delaware