Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Johnson, McManus honored by CFPA

Temple middle linebacker Stephen Johnson and placekicker/punter Brandon McManus are College Football Performance Awards honorable-mention selections. This marks McManus' second time in as many weeks that he was honored by the CFPA.

Johnson, McManus honored by CFPA

Temple middle linebacker Stephen Johnson and placekicker/punter Brandon McManus are College Football Performance Awards honorable-mention selections. This marks McManus' second time in as many weeks that he was honored by the CFPA.

The two were recognized for their play in Saturday's 42-0 victory at Ball State.

Johnson recorded a career-best 16 tackles and his first career sack. For his effort, the fifth-year senior  was also named the Mid-American Conference's defensive player of the week by the College Sports Madness.

McManus kicked six extra points  to extend his consecutive made PAT streak to 24. He also kicked a 47-yard punt that landed inside Ball State's 20.

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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.

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