Temple placekicker/punter Brandon McManus was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday.
The senior’s 29-yard field goal in overtime gave the Owls a 17-14 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. McManus also averaged 42.6 yards on eight punts.
This is his third conference specialist-of-the-week award of the season.
McManus leads the conference in punting (44.9 yards per punt) and is third in the conference in scoring (7.8 points per game).