Rutgers, Temple schedule four-game football series for 2015-18

By Kevin Kelley -

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Temple Owls have scheduled a four-game home-and-home football series for 2015-18, the schools announced Monday.

Rutgers will host Temple at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, NJ in 2015 and 2017. Rutgers will travel to face Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia in 2016 and 2018. Exact dates of the games were not announced.

The two schools have played 34 times and first met in 1948. The Scarlet Knights lead the overall series 19-15. Their last contest was in 2004, a 16-6 win for Rutgers at home.

Additional non-conference games for Rutgers during 2015-18 include Penn State (2015), UCLA (2016-17) and Miami, FL (2018-19). Temple has only one other game scheduled past 2015, a home game against Army in 2016.

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