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Archive: August, 2011

Owls Insider: Here comes 'Nova

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 9:20 AM
Video: In this week's episode of Owls Insider, Temple football coach Steve Addazio sits down with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey to talk about the challenge Villanova presents for the Owls in Thursday's season-opening Mayor's Cup showdown. Read more

Temple football chat with Keith Pompey

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 6:19 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your questions on Temple football beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Smith benefits from switch to defense

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 8:56 PM
Ahkeem Smith is probably the happiest guy on Temple’s roster. A position switch will do that. At the start of training camp, the 6-foot, 215-pound junior was listed as a contender for the backup tailback position. But, in reality, Smith wasn’t going to see much playing time. That’s... Read more

Owls reach agreement with WPHT-AM station

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 6:31 PM
The days of having to scan the radio dial are over for the Temple faithful. The Owls and WPHT-AM (1210) reach a multi-year deal to broadcast every men's basketball and football game, beginning in the 2011-12 season. “We are excited to be able to not only continue, but strengthen our relationship... Read more

Stewart, Griffin suspended for game against Nova

Monday, August 29, 2011, 1:52 PM
Temple quarterback Chester Stewart and cornerback Kee-ayre Griffin are suspended for Thursday’s season-opener against Villanova for a violation of team policies. Owls coach Steve Addazio wouldn’t disclose why they are suspended. And Temple declined to make the players available to the... Read more

Temple starting QB a game-time decision

Monday, August 29, 2011, 11:26 AM
Temple’s quarterback situation is still unsettled. At least that’s what the Owls are saying, publicly. Owls coach Steve Addazio said during Monday’s MAC Football Coaches Teleconference that it will be a game-time decision. Junior Mike Gerardi and sophomore Chris Coyer are battling... Read more

Video: Owls Insider

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6:27 PM
Temple football coach Steve Addazio discusses preparation for the season opener with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey in this week's episode of "Owls Insider." Read more

Owls Insider: Focus on the Mayor's Cup

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6:25 PM
Video: Temple coach Steve Addazio speaks with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey about the Owls' season-opener against Villanova in the Mayor's Cup. Read more

Video: Addazio talks about Temple vs. Villanova

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6:23 PM
Temple football coach Steve Addazio talks about his team's upcoming match against Villanova in this year's Mayor's Cup. Read more

Fitzpatrick moves from QB to slot receiver

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 1:11 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio has been extremely tight-lipped in regards to naming a starting quarterback. The one thing we do know is that Jalen Fitzpatrick is definitely out of the running. The freshman, who was recruited as a dual-threat quarterback, lined up at slot receiver during Saturday’s... Read more
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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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