Saturday, September 20, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Wood kicker to walk on at Temple

Nick Visco, a senior placekicker at Archbishop Wood, will head to Temple as a preferred walk-on.

Wood kicker to walk on at Temple

Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw is learning that Matt Rhule is a pretty popular coach. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)
Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw is learning that Matt Rhule is a pretty popular coach. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)

Nick Visco, a senior placekicker at Archbishop Wood, will head to Temple as a preferred walk-on.

The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder made six field goals and 66 extra points this past season to become a Philadelphia all-Catholic League selection. Visco also received Pennsylvania Class AAA second-team all-state honors.

Mainland senior Jim Cooper will Temple’s other incoming freshman kicker in 2013. Cooper, who will be a scholarship player, participated in the US Army All-American Bowl.

More coverage
 
Mike Kern's college football upset picks
 
VOTE: Should the NCAA ever reinstate Paterno's wins?
 
Buy local college sports tickets
 
Latest college sports videos
About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
Stay Connected