Temple linebacker Matakevich and defensive back Robey named to preseason all-conference team

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich and junior defensive back Anthony Robey have been named to Athlon’s 2013 preseason American Athletic All-Conference teams.

Matakevich was named to the second team; Robey was named to the third team.

Last season as a true freshman, Matakevich was named to the Football Writers Association of America freshman All-America Team. He also was named the Big East Rookie of the year, and second team All-Conference. Matakevich was also honored as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Rookie of the Year.

A two-year starter, Robey was named to the 2013 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and the 2012 Big East All-Academic Team. He was one of seven Owls last season to start every game.

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