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Archive: October, 2012

'Best' and 'Worst' awards for Temple vs. UConn

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 12:25 AM
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – My look at some of the best and worst performances from Temple’s 17-14 overtime victory over Connecticut: Player of the game: It was a no-brainer to give this award to Montel Harris for the second consecutive week. The Temple tailback rushed for a game-high 142 yards... Read more

Video: Owls Insider | Temple defeats UConn in OT, 17-14

Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:17 PM
Video: Keith Pompey of the Inquirer talks about the big overtime-victory for Temple over UConn. Read more

Video: Owls Insider | Facing UConn

Thursday, October 11, 2012, 9:56 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Keith Pompey and Temple head coach Steve Addazio talk about Saturday's game against Connecticut. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer) Read more

Temple's Addazio: 'I love our team'

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 12:25 PM
Some believe Temple is nothing more than a head-coaching stopover for Steve Addazio. Addazio, however, has expressed his desire to remain an Owl for "the long haul" on multiple occasions. He said his goal is turn Temple into the Boise State of the East Coast. "I love our team," he said of the youthful... Read more

Temple football chat with Keith Pompey

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 7:12 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your Temple football questions in a live chat, starting Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Temple vs. UConn series at a glance

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 6:34 AM
Temple has had success against Connecticut. The Owls own an 8-4 series advantage and won the last meeting, 30-16, two seasons ago at Lincoln Financial Field. But Saturday’s Big East Conference road game is expected to be a tough one for Temple (2-2, 1-0 Big East). The Huskies (3-3, 0-1) might... Read more

Big East above ACC in conference power rankings

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6:37 AM
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Big East is ranked above the Atlantic Coast Conference in the latest ESPN conference power rankings. The Big East has three nationally ranked teams in No. 18 Louisville, No. 20 Rutgers and No. 21 Cincinnati. The ACC has two in No. 12 Florida State and... Read more

Temple vs. UConn Depth Charts

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6:17 PM
Here are the two-deep depth charts for Temple's Big East game against Connecticut on Saturday at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. UConn (3-3, 0-1 Big East) OFFENSE Left Tackle 72 Jimmy Bennett (6-9, 309, R-Sr.) 78 Dalton Gifford (6-5, 297, R-Fr.) Left Guard 69 Steve Green (6-5, 309... Read more

Addazio: 'This is no social trip'

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 3:45 PM
One would assume Temple coach Steve Addazio would be extremely talkative about traveling to Connecticut to coach in his first Big East road game. The Owls’ second-year coach is a Farmington, Conn., native, who played on the offensive and defensive line at Central Connecticut State. UConn coach... Read more

Temple's Kamal Johnson sidelined after arrest

Monday, October 8, 2012, 1:51 PM
Temple University said Monday that defensive tackle Kamal Johnson will not be permitted to practice or compete with his teammates until kidnapping and assault charges filed against him are resolved. The Inquirer reported on Sunday that the junior allegedly held his girlfriend captive for three hours... Read more
About this blog

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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