I question how much can be taken from the Temple-Army game in West Point but here is my best impression of how the game broke down.
Offense: The team didn't log enough possession time to truly build the type of momentum needed to evaluate what type of deficiencies existed. The hurry-up offense was effective though, and I believe you will see it a number of times this year. It would have been nice to get the freshman RB's more touches.
Defense: Again, tough to gauge progress when you play against such a vanilla offensive gameplan such as Army's but what you can take away is that our speed with the front 7 and the secondary should be a huge asset. This week's matchup will test the ability of the front 7 to create pressure and secondary to hold coverage for an extended period.
Special Teams: Seemed to be the one shining area of the game. The punt and kick coverage was very good and with a TD return on a kickoff as well as a breakaway punt return the prospects of much improved special teams seems likely. The kicking game was yet untested, but we'll have to see how things progress on this front.
Bottomline: Army is a BAD team, so Temple must be prepared for a matchup this week with a much better program. With consistent defensive play and some good decisions on offense, Temple is more than capable of winning in week 2.