Pierce on Phil Steele's Midseason All-America team

Temple’s Bernard Pierce is a third-team selection on Phil Steele’s Midseason All-America team.

The junior tailback leads the nation with 17 rushing touchdowns. He ranks second in scoring (14.57 points per game) and eighth in rushing yards per game (120.57).

Temple defensive end Adrian Robinson, outside linebacker Tahir Whitehead and tight end Evan Rodriguez are honorable-mention selections.