Thursday, February 26, 2015

Rhule adds to Owls' staff

Matt Rhule, Temple's new football coach, has hired another assistant coach to his staff.

Rhule adds to Owls' staff

Temple football coach Matt Rhule. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)
Temple football coach Matt Rhule. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)

Matt Rhule, Temple's new football coach, has hired another assistant coach to his staff.

Central Florida tight ends and special teams coach Allen Mogridge is the latest addition, according to multiple reports. For now, he’s listed as an offensive assistant. OwlScoop.com is reporting that Mogridge could either become the Owls offensive line coach or running backs coach. Temple running backs coach Tyree Foreman is interviewing for that position at Virginia. Justin Frye, the Owls former offensive line coach, followed former head coach Steve Addazio to Boston College. And it appears that Ed Foley, the Owls former director of football operations, will become the tight ends coach.

Prior to heading to UCF in January 2011, Mogridge spent three seasons as the tight ends/special teams coach at North Carolina, his alma mater. He also coached at Buffalo and Western Carolina.

Mogridge played tight end, fullback, offensive tackle and defensive end at UNC.

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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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