The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are headed to a bowl and will be taking on the No. 24 Temple Owls in the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Maryland at 3:30 on December 27th. Here’s a very brief breakdown of the opponent.
Wake Forest finished the regular season with a 6-6 record, which enabled the Deacs to play in a bowl game for the first time since 2011 when Wake Forest played Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl. Wake Forest head coach, Dave Clawson, has a track record of delivering in year three, and that’s exactly what he did with this year’s team.
Temple is now 10-3 on the year, having just defeated Navy 34-10 in the AAC Championship game. Don’t let the school name or lack of being in a power conference fool you. Temple is an outstanding team who has won 10 games in consecutive seasons, and they are currently 18th in S&P+ ratings and would be strong favorites over the Deacs in this one.
Blogger So Dear will have extensive coverage leading up to this contest. What do you all think about Wake Forest’s matchup and location?