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McManus, Pierce are honorable mentions

Temple’s Brandon McManus and Bernard Pierce were named College Football Performance Awards national player of the week honorable mentions on Sunday. This is McManus’ third consecutive week being honored.

McManus, Pierce are honorable mentions

Temple’s Brandon McManus and Bernard Pierce were named College Football Performance Awards national player of the week honorable mentions on Sunday. This is McManus’ third consecutive week being honored.

The placekicker/punter earned this week’s honor after averaging 46.3 yards on three punts in Saturday’s 42-14 victory over Army. Pierce, a junior tailback, rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries. He missed last week’s victory over Miami of Ohio with a concussion.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. 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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