Palmer a Hall of Famer?

Former Temple tailback Paul Palmer and former Owls coach Wayne Hardin are on the 2012 Football Bowl Subdivision ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Palmer was a unanimous first-team all-America in 1986, his senior season. He led the nation is rushing yards (1,866), rushing yards per game (169.6) and all-purpose yards (2,633) that season. While at Temple, Palmer set 23 school records.

Hardin coached the Owls from 1970 to 1982, leading the Owls to a No. 17 ranking in 1979. He is Temple’s all-time leader in wins (80). Hardin led the Owls to their only 10-win season and first bowl victory in the 1979 Garden State Bowl.