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.