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Archive: September, 2011

Toledo crushes Temple, 36-13

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 3:04 PM
Steve Addazio’s concern was warranted. Coming off last week’s huge victory, the Temple coach wondered how his team would respond against Toledo. The answer was less than stellar. The Rockets defeated the Owls, 36-13, in Saturday’s Mid-American Conference game at Lincoln Financial... Read more

Owls should wear down Rockets

Friday, September 30, 2011, 10:55 AM
A victory over Maryland has made Temple a stronger candidate to possibly receive an invitation to join a Bowl Championship Series conference down the road. But at this moment, the Owls are focused on their first true Mid-American Conference test in Toledo. I’ll point out things to look out... Read more

DiMichele signs with Soul

Friday, September 30, 2011, 4:00 PM
Former Temple quarterback Adam DiMichele has signed a contract with the Philadelphia Soul, as announced Friday. The 6-foot-1, 202-pounder played for the Erie Explosion of the Southern Indoor Football League last season. DiMichele played at Temple in 2007 and 2008. He finished his Owls career with... Read more

Temple football chat with Keith Pompey

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 5:19 AM
Join The Inquirer's Keith Pompey for his weekly chat about all things Temple football, starting at 2 p.m. Thursday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Temple game moved to WIP

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 3:54 PM
Temple’s game against Toledo on Saturday at noon at Lincoln Financial Field will air on WIP-AM (610). The game moved from WPHT-AM (1210) to accommodate the Phillies playoff broadcast. Read more

Owls to sale tickets for $5

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 10:33 AM
Temple will host Toledo on Saturday in its annual Breast Cancer Awareness game. It will also be known as the Owls' bargain game. That's because fans, who don’t already have tickets or were going to this weekend’s Phillies or Eagles games, can buy Temple tickets for $5. The admission... Read more

Abington defensive end picks Temple

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 7:22 PM
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Rick O’Brien is reporting that Abington defensive end Bryan Osei recently gave an oral commitment to Temple after backing out of his commitment to Villanova. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound senior had been Villanova’s 10th recruit for the Class of 2012. Now, he’s... Read more

Toledo could limp into the Linc

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 6:43 PM
Toledo could resemble a battered and bruised team in Saturday’s game against Temple at Lincoln Financial Field. And here’s why. Three starters – running back Adonis Thomas, linebacker Danny Molls and free safety Mark Singer – won’t play because of injuries. Two more... Read more

Temple expects to face an angry Toledo squad

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 1:59 PM
Temple believes Toledo will be motivated after being shortchanged in Saturday's 33-30 overtime setback to Syracuse. The Orange appeared to miss an extra-point attempt with 2 minutes, 7 seconds remaining. The Orange, however, led by 30-27 after the officials on the field ruled the conversion was successful... Read more

Pitino: Big East should admit Temple immediately

Monday, September 26, 2011, 1:22 PM
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino blogged Monday that the Big East Conference should add Temple. Here’s what he wrote about the Owls: “Admit Temple immediately. They have a highly competitive football program with outstanding basketball tradition. They are a past BIG EAST member... 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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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