Sunday, March 29, 2015

Temple offers Cedar Cliff quarterback a scholarship

Andrew Ford, a junior quarterback at Cedar Cliff High School, received a scholarship offer to play football at Temple on Thursday.

Temple offers Cedar Cliff quarterback a scholarship

Temple head football coach Matt Rhule is introduced during the<br />first half of Temple-Penn basketball game at the Liacouras Center. (David M Warren/Staff Photographer)
Temple head football coach Matt Rhule is introduced during the first half of Temple-Penn basketball game at the Liacouras Center. (David M Warren/Staff Photographer)

Andrew Ford, a junior quarterback at Cedar Cliff High School, received a scholarship offer to play football at Temple on Thursday.

"Just got off the phone with Coach Rhule. I now have an offer from Temple University!" Ford tweeted after speaking to Owls coach Matt Rhule.

The 6-foot-3, 181-pound pocket passer is also receiving interest from Maryland, Michigan, Penn State, Rutgers, Connecticut, Tennessee, Northwestern and Michigan State among others.

Ford completed 225 of 339 passes for 2,957 yards and 35 touchdowns to go with nine interceptions this past season.

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On Wednesday, Garrett Dolley, a senior at Fort Hill High School, accepted a preferred walk-on offer to play for the Owls. Dolley is a 5-11, 230-pound linebacker.

Here is Dolley's highlight video:

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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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