THE SKINNY: Continuing a seasonlong trend, Miamiwith quality opponents on deck--played down to an inferior foes level early in the game, scoring only 14 first-half points against the Owls in the Orange Bowl. Cornerback Phillip Buchanon had a 52-yard punt return for a touchdown, his second of the season and Ken Dorsey threw two touchdown passes.
QUOTABLE: "The season starts now. coach Larry Coker
PICTURED: The University of Miami defense gangs up on a Temple running back.