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Temple vs. Rutgers Depth Charts

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:48 AM
Here are the two-deep depth charts for Temple's Big East game against 19-ranked Rutgers on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field: Rutgers (6-0, 3-0 Big East) OFFENSE Wide Receiver 81 Mark Harrison (6-3, 230 Sr.) 14 Miles Shuler (5-10, 175, Soph.) Left Tackle 72 Kaleb Johnson (6-4, 300, Soph.) 74... Read more

USA Today: Owls ranked 63d nationally

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 8:56 AM
Temple is the 63d ranked Football Bowl Subdivision team, according to Paul Myerberg of the USA Today. Myerberg ranks the Owls (3-2) one spot behind Arkansas and ahead of Utah. Louisville, at No. 16, is his top-ranked Big East program. Do you agree with this ranking? Click here to view Myerberg's... Read more

Addazio: "I want to see the Linc on fire"

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7:05 AM
Temple coach Steve Addazio is urging area residents to come support the Owls in Saturday’s Big East game against Rutgers at Lincoln Financial Field. “I want to see the Linc on fire,” Addazio said. “I want to see Philadelphia come out for Philadelphia’s team, and really... Read more

Todd Bowles reps Temple

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:30 PM
New Eagles defensive coordinator Todd Bowles wears a Temple sweatshirt during Tuesday's introductory press conference. The Elizabeth, N.J. native was a standout defensive back for the Owls in the mid 1980s. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer) Read more

Temple's Matt Brown listed day-to-day

Monday, October 15, 2012, 1:50 PM
Temple tailback Matt Brown is listed day-to-day after reinjuring his sprained left ankle in Saturday's 17-14 Big East victory at Connecticut. “He’s still the same,” said Owls coach Steve Addazio, whose squad entertains No.19 Rutgers in Saturday's game. “He was day-to-day last... Read more

Temple vs. Pitt set for noon

Monday, October 15, 2012, 12:07 PM
The start time for Temple' Big East Conference game against Pittsburgh on Oct. 27 at Heinz Field has been set for noon. The Big East Network will televise the matchup as the conference's game of the week. It will be shown locally on 6ABC. The Owls are 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big East heading... Read more

McManus named Big East specialist of the week

Monday, October 15, 2012, 11:06 AM
Temple placekicker/punter Brandon McManus was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday. The senior’s 29-yard field goal in overtime gave the Owls a 17-14 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. McManus also averaged 42.6 yards on eight punts. This is his third conference specialist-of-the-week... Read more

Owls climb to fifth in Big East Power Rankings

Monday, October 15, 2012, 10:30 AM
Big East Power Rankings: Week 8 Temple moved up one spot to fifth place in my updated Big East Power Rankings after beating Connecticut on Saturday. The victory enabled the Owls (3-2, 2-0 Big East) to win consecutive Big East games for the first time in school history. While an impressive milestone... Read more

Owls in the NFL: Week 6 performances

Monday, October 15, 2012, 7:36 PM
Nine former Temple players are on active NFL rosters. Here's what they did in the league’s Week 6 matchups. Jacksonville DT Terrance Knighton: Bye Kansas City TE Steve Maneri: Four receptions for 45 yards in Sunday’s 38-10 loss at Tampa Bay. Carolina DT Andre Neblett: Bye. Baltimore... Read more

Full disclosure: Keith Pompey's AP ballot

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:55 AM
EAST HARTFORD, Conn – Since I’m about drive back to the Philadelphia area, I posted my ballot early just to make sure it’s in by the 11 a.m. deadline. This was an exciting weekend with South Carolina losing at Death Valley, West Virginia getting drilled and Notre Dame posting a controversial... 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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