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Owls hire former Vikings assistant to coach QBs

Multiple sources have confirmed an OwlScoop.com report that Kevin Rogers has been hired as Temple's quarterbacks coach.

Owls hire former Vikings assistant to coach QBs

Multiple sources have confirmed an OwlScoop.com report that Kevin Rogers has been hired as Temple's quarterbacks coach.

Rogers was the offensive coordinator at Boston College before taking a leave of absence in September.  Prior to that, the Brooklyn native was the Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach for five seasons, working with Brett Favre and Tavaris Jackson.

Rogers, who is regarded as one of the most well-respected coaches in the business, also served as the quarterbacks coach at Virginia Tech, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Navy.  He also coached other positions at Ohio State and William & Mary during his coaching career.

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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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