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Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich named to College Football Performance Awards Watch List

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich was named to the 2013 College Football Performance Awards Watch List.

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich named to College Football Performance Awards Watch List

Temple Owls linebacker Tyler Matakevich. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)
Temple Owls linebacker Tyler Matakevich. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich was named to the 2013 College Football Performance Awards Watch List.

Last season Matakevich was named to the 2012 Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team. The 2012 Big East rookie of the year was also named the 2012 ECAC defensive rookie of the year.

Last season he was the first true freshman in school history to record 100 tackles. In 11 games he led the Owls with 101 tackles (67 solos), including three tackles for loss, three break-ups, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble. 

The Owls open the regular season at Notre Dame on Aug. 31.

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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.

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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