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Temple tops Shareef Miller's list, for now

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 3:44 PM
Temple is Shareef Miller’s No. 1 choice. For now. The Washington High defensive end has spent a lot of time at Temple, which he said has caused him to label the Owls as his top school. Miller, who will be a senior in the fall, said he has a good relationship with Owls defensive line coach Elijah... Read more

Temple target Jalen Brunson helps USA reach final

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:47 AM
Want to get a look at Jalen Brunson? Tonight is your chance. Temple basketball’s top target in the Class of 2015 has helped Team USA advance to Tuesday night’s championship game in the FIBA Americas Under-18 tournament. The game against Canada will be streamed live at 7:30 p.m. on USA... Read more

Temple offers Imhotep's Tyliek Raynor

Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:25 PM
Temple football extended a scholarship offer to Imhotep Charter running back Tyliek Raynor during the Sunday morning session of head coach Matt Rhule’s on-campus football camp. The speedy 5-foot-10, 175-pounder will be a junior in the fall. He said he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.3 seconds at Rutgers... Read more

Two more Temple kick offs and game times announced

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 5:47 PM
Slowly but surely, the kickoff times for Temple’s 2014 football games are seeping out. On Thursday afternoon, the American Athletic Conference announced a number of kickoff times and the channels on which they would be aired, and two of them belong to the Owls. Temple’s Sept. 20th home... Read more

Owls add DeMatha (Md.) defensive end

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:36 AM
Temple received its seventh oral commitment for the class of 2015 on Monday night, adding DeMatha (Md.) defensive end Kelly De’Andre. Kelly checks in at 6-3, 240. The junior lineman represents the fourth commitment the Owls have picked up since this past Saturday, when they received commitments... Read more

Campers on Owls' radar attend Rhule camp

Monday, June 16, 2014, 4:28 PM
Temple was happy with the oral commitments it received at the conclusion of the Matt Rhule 2014 Football Camp last weekend. Commitments from Israel Benson, a 6-1, 316-pound offensive lineman from St. Joseph’s (N.J.) Regional High School; Jeremiah Atoki, a 6-1 ½, 190 pound wide receiver... Read more

Temple football receives three oral commitments

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 5:58 PM
Temple football received three oral commitments for the freshman class of 2015 on Saturday. Israel Benson, a 6-1, 316-pound offensive lineman from St. Joseph’s (N.J.) Regional High School; Jeremiah Atoki, a 6-1 ½, 190 pound wide receiver from Vineland (N.J.) High School; and Ryquel... Read more

Logan Marchi, Temple off to a smooth start

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 4:51 PM
Tuesday morning, Logan Marchi said, went “pretty smooth.” The quarterback drove from his home in Winsted, Conn. to attend Temple’s football camp. He threw for the team’s staff and head coach Matt Rhule extended him a scholarship. Marchi committed just 10 minutes later. “Feeling... Read more

Temple lands QB Logan Marchi

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:15 AM
Temple football received an oral commitment on Wednesday morning from Bristol, Conn. quarterback Logan Marchi. The 6-foot-1, 175-pounder was committed to UConn and set to sign in February. But a few days before national signing day, the university denied his application. Marchi was forced to decommit... Read more

Rhule joins in mourning Katz

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 3:23 PM
Count Temple football coach Matt Rhule among those who had many fond memories of Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer who was killed tragically in a private jet crash last weekend. “I’m really feeling heavy-hearted over this loss,” Rhule said Thursday morning. “Ever... Read more
About this blog

John Mitchell is in his second year covering Temple after two seasons covering the 76ers for the Inquirer, after joining the paper in November 2011. He covered the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times from 1998 to 2008. He's also worked at the Philadelphia Tribune, the Wilmington News Journal, Courier-Post, Trenton Times and Elmira Star-Gazette. He graduated from Overbrook High School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter @jmitchinquirer or reach him at

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