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Temple's Rhule is nation's 8th youngest coach

Temple's first-year coach Matt Rhule is the eighth youngest coach on the Football Bowl Subdivision level.

Temple's Rhule is nation's 8th youngest coach

Temple football coach Matt Rhule. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)
Temple football coach Matt Rhule. (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)

Temple's first-year coach Matt Rhule is the eighth youngest coach on the Football Bowl Subdivision level.

Here's a list of the nation's 14 youngest FBS coaches:

(information provided by Temple University):

P.J. Fleck, Western Michigan, 32 (Nov. 29, 1980)

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Matt Campbell, Toledo, 33 (Nov. 29, 1979)

Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech, 33 (Aug. 9, 1979)

Bryan Harsin, Arkansas State, 36 (Nov. 11, 1976)

Willie Taggart, USF, 36 (Aug. 27, 1976)

Justin Fuente, Memphis, 36 (July 30, 1976)

Lane Kiffin, USC, 37 (May 9, 1975)

Matt Rhule, Temple, 38 (Jan. 31, 1975)

Brian Polian, Nevada, 38 (Dec. 22, 1974)

Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern, 38 (Dec. 2, 1974)

Garrick McGee, UAB, 39 (April 6, 1973)

Matt Wells, Utah State, 39 (Aug. 10, 1973)

Dan Mullen, Mississippi State, 40 (April 27, 1972)

James Franklin, Vanderbilt, 41 (Feb. 2, 1972)

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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.

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