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Archive: June, 2011

As expected, O'Hara's Shaw commits to Temple

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 12:18 PM
No surprise here. The speculations began earlier this week when word got out that Damiere Shaw would hold a press conference. Thursday morning, with family and friends in attendance, the Cardinal O’Hara standout confirmed it. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound cornerback, who will be a senior this fall... Read more

Twenty-one commits and counting for Temple

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 6:57 PM
This is mind-boggling. As of Thursday evening, Temple had 21 oral commitments for the Class of the 2012. At 11 a.m. Thursday, Cardinal O’Hara cornerback Damiere Shaw announced he would become an Owl. It was reported hours later that Temple also received a commitment from Michael Kalaman, a... Read more

New Jersey safety becomes Temple's 17th commitment

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 1:13 PM
Montclair High School (N.J.) middle linebacker Stephaun Marshall gave an oral commitment to play football at Temple Tuesday night. The 6-foot-1, 189-pounder will play strong safety for the Owls. The rising senior and Rancocas Valley offensive lineman Raymond Korang, who also committed Tuesday, are... Read more

Standout lineman joins Owls recruiting class

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 11:23 PM
Temple received its 18th football commitment for the Class of 2012. Brendan McGowan, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound guard at Marian Catholic High School, gave an oral commitment Wednesday evening to play for the Owls. McGowan, who will be a senior in the fall, is regarded as one of Pennsylvania’s top... Read more

O’Hara’s Shaw could commit to Temple Thursday

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 6:44 PM
There’s a chance that Cardinal O’Hara’s Damiere Shaw will become Temple’s next football recruit. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound running back, who is being recruited to play wideout in college, has scholarship offers from Temple, Buffalo and Stony Brook. Shaw will hold an 11 a.m.... Read more

Imposing Rancocas Valley lineman latest to pick Temple

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:32 AM
Rancocas Valley offensive lineman Ray Korang gave Temple an oral commitment Tuesday to play football. The 6-foot-8, 297-pound senior-to-be is the 16th commitment in the Class of 2012 for first-year coach Steve Addazio. "In the back of my mind I wanted to go to Temple, all along," Korang said. "The... Read more

Randall has knee surgery

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 10:37 PM
Temple swingman Scootie Randall had knee surgery Tuesday for a meniscus tear in his left knee. It is unknown when the 6-foot-6 senior-to-be suffered the injury. Randall tweeted after the surgery, "feeling better. And everything went well." A Temple source said the Owls don’t have a timetable... Read more

Who will be the next Owl to make an NBA roster?

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 7:42 PM
Now that Lavoy Allen is a 76er, who’ll be the next Temple player with a shot to make an NBA roster? Juan Fernandez was the first person that came to my mind. However, something keeps telling me it will be Ramone Moore. You can’t discount Moore's drive, desire and his improvement as an... Read more

Owls up to 15 football commitments

Monday, June 27, 2011, 6:38 PM
Steve Addazio’s first recruiting class at Temple keeps growing. The Owls first-year coach received six more oral commitments Sunday night through Monday evening. Potomac High (Md.) cornerback Tavon Young, Hunterdon Central (N.J.) defensive end Matt Ioannidis, Cumberland Valley offensive lineman... Read more

Massachusetts TE becomes Owls ninth commitment

Sunday, June 26, 2011, 12:43 PM
Jameson McShea, a rising senior at Boston College High in Massachusetts, gave an oral commitment Saturday to play football at Temple, according to reports. The 6-foot-4, 240-pounder becomes the Owls ninth commitment for the Class of the 2012. McShea chose Temple over a scholarship offer from Elon... Read more
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John Mitchell is in his first 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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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