Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Myles no longer an Owl

Myron Myles is no longer a member of Temple’s football team.

Myles no longer an Owl

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Myron Myles is no longer a member of Temple’s football team.

“He decided to pursue options elsewhere and we wish him all the best,” Owls coach Steve Addazio said Thursday.

According to sources, the reserve tailback was dismissed last week after getting into a verbal altercation with an assistant coach. One source added the redshirt freshman was frustrated over his lack of playing time.

Myles scored three touchdowns to lead the White to a 27-26 victory  over the Cherry in last spring’s Cherry and White game.  He had 20 carries for 133 yards and two rushing scores. He also caught a 21-yard touchdown.

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After that performance, Myles was slated to battle for this season's backup tailback position. He, however, missed most of training camp with an injury and dropped to fourth string on the depth chart.

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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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