Temple football coach Steve Addazio presented awards to six Owls during halftime of Saturday’s Cherry & White game at Lincoln Financial Field.
Here are the Cherry & White award winners:
Mark Bresani Award for Spirit: Running back Matt Brown
Brown showed the most spirit and enthusiasm towards practice and participation in the Temple program.
Gavin White Local 215 Award: tight end Wanemi Omuso
Omuso gets this for being the best non-scholarship player during the spring-practice period.
Defensive Most Improved Player: linebacker Ahkeem Smith
Smith was the most improved defensive player during the spring-practice period.
Offensive Most Improved Player: Running back Jalen Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick was the most improved offensive player during the spring-practice period.
Owl Club Academic Award: Former offensive tackle Pat Boyle
Of the graduating former Temple players, Boyle has the highest grade-point average.