Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Matakevich garners Freshman All-America honors

Tyler Matakevich, a linebacker at Temple, was named to the Football Writers Association of American Freshman All-America team on Monday.

Matakevich garners Freshman All-America honors

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November 23, 2012: Temple Owls linebacker Tyler Matakevich (32) in action during the NCAA game between the Syracuse Orange and the Temple Owls at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Syracuse Orange beat the Temple Owls, 38-20. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)
November 23, 2012: Temple Owls linebacker Tyler Matakevich (32) in action during the NCAA game between the Syracuse Orange and the Temple Owls at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Syracuse Orange beat the Temple Owls, 38-20. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Tyler Matakevich, a linebacker at Temple, was named to the Football Writers Association of American Freshman All-America team on Monday.

The Connecticut native led the Owls with 101 tackles, becoming the only true freshman in school history to record at least 100 stops.

Matakevich is also the Big East rookie of the year and ECAC defensive rookie of the year.

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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.

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