Saturday, December 20, 2014

Former Temple quarterback signs with Ravens

Former Temple quarterback Chester Stewart signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday.

Former Temple quarterback signs with Ravens

Chester Stewart joins former Owls Bernard Pierce and Matt Balasavage on the Ravens. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Chester Stewart joins former Owls Bernard Pierce and Matt Balasavage on the Ravens. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

Former Temple quarterback Chester Stewart signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder, who started six games last season, completed 54 of 83 passes for a team-best 743 yards and two touchdown passes. Stewart also had two interceptions.

He completed all nine of his pass attempts for 140 yards in a 38-7 victory at Maryland.

Stewart joins former Owls tailback Bernard Pierce (third-round pick) and tight end Matt Balasavage (free agent) as Ravens' rookies.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. 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. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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