Ridder, Ford help No. 5 Cincinnati rout Temple 52-3

Desmond Ridder threw for 259 yards and 3 touchdowns and No. Five Cincinnati routed Temple 52-Three on Friday night time for its 23rd immediately house victory.

Jerome Ford ran for a career-high 149 yards and two ratings to lend a hand the Bearcats (Five-Zero, 1-Zero American) steer clear of a letdown after their giant victory at Notre Dame final week.

The house streak is the second-longest within the nation, at the back of Clemson at 31. Temple is the final group to overcome the Bearcats at Nippert Stadium, edging them 35-24 in 2017.


Temple (Three-Three, 1-1) has performed Cincinnati tricky in recent times with the former 3 conferences made up our minds through a blended 20 issues, together with a 15-13 victory through the Bearcats within the final assembly in 2019.

The Bearcats figured to get off to a quick get started towards Temple, which used to be outscored 50-7 within the first quarter during the first 5 video games.

They took benefit of a Temple mistake when Jadan Blue’s muffed punt used to be recovered through Ja’von Hicks on the 13. Two performs later, Alec Pierce stuck a Nine-yard landing go for a 10-Zero lead. Pierce had six catches for 93 yards.

Ford had an Eight-yard landing run to lend a hand the Bearcats construct a 17-Three lead at halftime.

At the first snap of the second one part, Ford discovered a gaping hollow and sprinted 75 yards for a landing that made it 24-Three.

Temple muffed some other punt and the Bearcats cashed in with Tyler Scott’s 38-yard catch-and-run landing that made it 31-Three.

D’wan Mathis who threw for 614 yards and 5 touchdowns in Temple’s earlier two video games, used to be held to 120 yards passing with an interception. He used to be sacked 5 occasions.

The Owls’ simplest issues got here on a career-long 55-yard box objective through freshman Rory Bell. It used to be the longest box objective through a Temple kicker since Don Bitterlich hit from 56 yards towards Akron in 1975.


Temple: At South Florida on Oct. 23.

Cincinnati: Hosts Central Florida on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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