Carolina Panthers GM to scout Pierce, others

ATHENS, Ohio – Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney is scheduled to attend Temple’s Wednesday night game against Ohio.

Hurney and representatives from the New York Giants, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints,  Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on hand to scout players.

So who are they mainly coming to scout from Temple?

"Bernard Pierce," an Ohio source said of the junior tailback.

The source said the scouts also want to look at “a couple Owls linebackers and No. 6 [junior cornerback Maurice Jones.]”