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Brown earns national honor

Temple return specialist Matt Brown was named the national kickoff returner of the week by the College Football Performance Awards on the Sunday.

Brown earns national honor

Matt Brown returned seven kickoffs for an Owls’ season-game record 227 yards against Louisville. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)
Matt Brown returned seven kickoffs for an Owls’ season-game record 227 yards against Louisville. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)

Temple return specialist Matt Brown was named the national kickoff returner of the week by the College Football Performance Awards on the Sunday.

The 5-foot-5, 165-pound senior returned seven kickoffs for an Owls’ single-game record 227 yards. His highlight was the 93-yard return for a touchdown on the opening kickoff.

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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. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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