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Pierce leads nation in rushing TDs

Bernard Pierce leads the Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing touchdowns.

Pierce leads nation in rushing TDs

Bernard Pierce leads the Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing touchdowns.

The Temple tailback has 15 touchdowns after rushing for three scores in Saturday’s 42-0 victory over Ball State in Muncie, Ind.

Pierce also ranks second in the nation in scoring, averaging 15 points per game. Wisconsin’s Montee Bell is the nation’s scoring leader (16.80 ppg). Bell is second in rushing touchdowns with 14.

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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 Reach Keith at

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