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Pierce named to Maxwell Award watch list

Temple tailback Bernard Pierce was one of nine players added to the Maxwell Award watch list, as announced Tuesday.

Pierce named to Maxwell Award watch list

Temple tailback Bernard Pierce was one of nine players added to the Maxwell Award watch list, as announced Tuesday.

The award will be presented to college football's outstanding player on Dec. 8.

Pierce leads the nation with 15 rushing touchdowns.  The junior also ranks second in scoring (15 points per game) and 13th in rushing yards (115.33 per game).

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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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