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Archive: October, 2011

McManus ranked 2d nationally in punting

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:44 PM
Temple junior Brandon McManus is the nation's second ranked punter in the Football Bowl Subdivision with an average of 47.66 yards per punt. Idaho's Bobby Cowan is the FBS leader at 47.92. Read more

MAC East Power Rankings: Week 9

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 9:54 AM
Mid-American Conference East Division Power Rankings: Week 9 A week ago, Temple was the class of the Mid-American Conference East Division. These days, the Owls they fell one spot to Bowling Green. No longer invincible, Temple must find a passing game if it expects to contend for a title. Here’s... Read more

Temple football chat with Keith Pompey

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:04 AM
Join The Inquirer's Keith Pompey for his weekly chat about all the latest Temple football news, starting at 2 p.m. Thursday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

No balance in Temple's attack

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 4:12 PM
It’s not a secret that Temple’s offensive attack is about as balanced as a fast-food diet. Head coach Steve Addazio categorized their run first, run second attack as a “down-hill” style offense on Tuesday. And little would argue that. According to ESPN, the Owls are ranked... Read more

Weary Owls get needed rest

Monday, October 24, 2011, 6:58 PM
Without a true bye-week in their schedule, Temple will use their extra days this week to get some much needed rest. After losing on Saturday, the Owls will have a 10-day layoff before traveling to Ohio on Nov. 2 for an ESPN-televised Wednesday night game. "Right now you wish you had more time, but... Read more

Owls to host one of nation's top OL prospects

Friday, October 21, 2011, 2:10 PM
Temple will host Jones High (Fla.) offensive lineman Duaron Williams on Dec. 9. The 6-foot-4, 298-pounder is regarded as the nation’s 15th-best guard in the Class of 2012, according to Rivals.com. Williams, who visited Kansas on Oct. 14, has 23 scholarship offers. So far, the Owls have received... Read more

New York standout visits Temple

Friday, October 21, 2011, 12:03 PM
Daniel Dingle, a senior forward at St. Raymond’s High School (N.Y.), is on an official visit to Temple. According to multiple sources, the 6-foot-7, 220-pounder arrived Thursday night and attended the Owls practice. Dingle, who averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds last season, was on an official... Read more

Temple still in mix for Amile Jefferson

Friday, October 21, 2011, 11:24 AM
Temple is still in the running for Friends Central senior Amile Jefferson. The 6-8 forward has trimmed his list of schools down to Temple, Villanova, Kentucky, Stanford, North Carolina State, Maryland, Connecticut and Ohio State. "He's visiting Kentucky this weekend, Stanford next weekend and North... Read more

Temple vs. Bowling Green series at a glance

Friday, October 21, 2011, 8:38 AM
One would assume Temple will run all over – and around –Bowling Green when the teams meet Saturday in a Mid-American Conference matchup at Doyt Perry Stadium. That's because the Owls (5-2, 3-1 MAC) boast the conference top-ranked rushing offense at 257 rushing yard per game. The Falcons... Read more

Fernandez to represent Argentina at Pan Am Games

Friday, October 21, 2011, 6:42 PM
Temple senior Juan Fernandez will represent Argentina at the Pan American Games. The 6-foot-4 guard, who was recently added to his native country’s Pan Am team, will compete in the event from Oct. 26 to 30 in Guadalajara, Mexico. “It is a great honor and privilege to represent my country... Read more
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John Mitchell is in his second year covering Temple after two seasons covering the 76ers for the Inquirer, after joining the paper in November 2011. He covered the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times from 1998 to 2008. He's also worked at the Philadelphia Tribune, the Wilmington News Journal, Courier-Post, Trenton Times and Elmira Star-Gazette. He graduated from Overbrook High School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter @jmitchinquirer or reach him at jmitchell@philly.com.

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