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ABC to televise Temple vs. South Florida game

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 2:30 PM
ABC will televise Temple's noon homecoming game and Big East opener against South Florida on Oct. 6. WPVI (ABC/Philadelphia) will serve as the local affiliate for the Big East Newtork, which is promoting this game as next week's game of the week. The Owls (1-2) are on their second of two bye weeks... Read more

Owls making big ‘investment’ in freshmen

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 10:15 PM
Only nine freshmen started on offense and defense for Big East Conference football teams last week. Temple had five of them. That statistic emphasizes the challenge that Owls coach Steve Addazio faces this season. “But that investment is going to come back,” Addazio said. “It might... Read more

Johnstone, Jackson headline Temple Hall of Fame class

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 4:56 PM
Former Temple standouts Lance Johnstone and Marc Jackson are the headliners of the 2012 Temple Athletic Hall of Fame class. The group of six individuals and the Owls 1988 NCAA women’s lacrosse championship team will be inducted during Temple’s homecoming game against South Florida on Oct... Read more

Temple football chat with Keith Pompey

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 10:02 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your Temple football questions in a live chat, beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

McManus named ECAC specialist of the week

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 5:46 PM
Temple placekicker/punter Brandon McManus was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference specialist of the week on Tuesday. This comes one day after the senior was named the Big East specialist of the week for the second time this season. McManus made two field goals (33 and 42 yards) in Saturday’s... Read more

Temple vs. South Florida start time set

Monday, September 24, 2012, 1:19 PM
The start time for Temple's homecoming game and Big East opener against South Florida on Oct. 6 has been set for 12 p.m. The Big East Network will televise the game as its game of the week. The local affiliate will be announced at a later date. The Owls (1-2) begin their second of two bye weeks... Read more

Owls last in Big East Power Rankings

Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:50 AM
Big East Power Rankings: Week 5 This could be a long, long season for Temple. The Owls (1-2) can’t catch the ball and give up too many big plays on defense. Unless things change, they’ll be lucky to win five games. That’s why Temple dropped to last place in my Big East Power Rankings... Read more

McManus named Big East specialist of the week

Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:02 AM
Temple placekicker/punter, Brandon McManus, was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday. The senior made two field goals (33 and 42 yards) in Saturday’s 24-13 setback to Penn State. He also averaged 48.5 yards on six punts. This is McManus’ second conference specialist-of-the-week... Read more

Temple's McManus named CFPA honorable-mention

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 6:19 PM
Temple placekicker/punterBrandon McManus received College Football Performance Awards honorable-mention honors as a specialist and punter on Sunday. The senior made two field goals (33 and 42 yards) in Saturday’s 24-13 setback to Penn State. He also averaged 48.5 yards on six punts. Read more

'Best' and 'Worst' Awards from Temple vs. PSU

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 2:22 AM
Best and Worst awards for Temple vs. Penn State game STATE COLLEGE -- My look at some of the best and worst performances from Penn State’s 24-13 victory over Temple on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Player in the game: Matt McGloin didn’t look like someone who came to Penn State as a walk-on... 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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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