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Archive: December, 2012

Temple football recruit: "We are all staying"

Friday, December 7, 2012, 3:31 PM
All 12 high school seniors in Temple's 2013 recruiting class plan to honor their commitments despite the departure of head coach Steve Addazio. Addazio resigned Tuesday to accept the head-coaching position at Boston College. "We are all staying," Montour defensive tackle Tyler Haddock said Friday... Read more

Matakevich, Brown named Big East players of the year

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 12:55 PM
Temple’s Tyler Matakevich and Matt Brown named Big East players of the year on Thursday. Matakevich, a freshman linebacker, is the conference’s rookie of the year. Brown, a senior return special, is the league’s special teams player of the year. Owls seniors Montel Harris (running... Read more

Nova Nation wins 'Worst of the Worst' award

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 8:16 AM
'Best' and 'Worst' awards from Temple vs. Nova My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 76-61 Big 5 victory over Villanova Wednesday night at the Pavilion: Best performance: How can you not give this honor to Scootie Randall? Sure Villanova’s James... Read more

Owls offer scholarships to South Jersey running backs

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 4:32 PM
Temple offered football scholarships to Kingsway junior running back Ray Lawry Jr. and West Deptford junior running back/linebacker Gerald Owens on Thursday. Both players were being recruited by the Owls before head coach Steve Addazio resigned Tuesday to take the head-coaching position at Boston... Read more

Harris invited to East-West Shrine Game

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 3:52 PM
Temple tailback Montel Harris has been invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Game. The senior all-star game will be held on Jan. 13 at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla. Harris had 196 carries for 1,054 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. His average of 105.4 rushing yards per game led the... Read more

Temple sports chat with Keith Pompey

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 1:17 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a Temple sports chat, scheduled to start Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click here. Read more

Addazio expected to take key assistants to BC

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 1:12 PM
Former Temple coach Steve Addazio is expected to have some familiar faces with him at Boston College. According to sources, Temple offensive coordinator Ryan Day, defensive coordinator Chuck Heater, offensive line coach Justin Frye and possibly assistant head coach/quarterback coach Kevin Rogers will... Read more

Bradshaw to players: 'We will see what happens" in regards to hiring Rhule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 12:56 PM
Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw told members of the Owls football team Wednesday that ‘We will see what happens’ in regards to hiring Matt Rhule as the next football coach, according to sources. Bradshaw added that he can’t promise anything and will evaluate all of the candidates... Read more

Owls to tell AD they want Rhule as next coach

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 10:31 AM
Members of Temple’s football team are scheduled to inform Owls athletic director Bill Bradshaw that they want Matt Rhule to be their next head football coach during Wednesday's 11 a.m. meeting at the Edberg-Olson Hall, multiple sources have confirmed. Temple began a national coaching search... Read more

Owls will tell Bradshaw they want Rhule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 10:27 AM
Members of Temple’s football team are scheduled to inform Owls athletic director Bill Bradshaw that they want Matt Rhule to be their next head football coach during Wednesday's 11 a.m. meeting at the Edberg-Olson Hall, multiple sources have confirmed. Temple began a national coaching search... Read more
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