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May 24, 2022

Bucknell To Play Temple In 2019

BucknellBison.com/LEWISBURG, Pa. – After a nearly 50-year hiatus in the series, the Bucknell and Temple football teams have signed a contract to play in 2019 in Philadelphia. The game will kick off the 2019 season and take place on Aug. 31. The in-state rivals and former Middle Atlantic Conference members last played in 1970. Bucknell and Temple played each other 44 consecutive seasons from 1927 to 1970 with the winner receiving β€œThe Old Shoe.” The bronze statue of a football shoe was awarded to the winning school, which held it until the following year’s game. The Bison – who lead…