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Archive: July, 2013

Kevin Newsome quits Temple football, sources

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 9:21 AM
Kevin Newsome has quit the Temple University football team. The former Penn State University transfer, who suffered a sprained AC joint last March, is expected to graduate from Temple this summer and, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, will not play this fall. The 6-foot-2, 231-pound... Read more

Owls picked to place ninth out of 10 teams

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 11:03 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. – The Temple Owls were picked to finish ninth out of 10 teams in the inaugural American Athletic Conference Preseason Media Poll. The Owls finished the 2012 season 4-7. First-year coach Matt Rhule has 14 returning starters from last season’s team. Louisville, led by Heisman... Read more

Lee visited Owls Tuesday

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7:06 PM
Jabo Lee, the running back who committed to Tennessee in Feb. and then changed his mind, was on Temple’s campus on Tuesday, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. However, things are very fluid with Lee. Where this goes next, however, is anybody’s guess. Lee, of Dillon... Read more

NCAA denies Morgan's appeal to play hoops at Temple

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 4:31 PM
Jesse Morgan, a guard from UMass, had his appeal denied on Tuesday by the NCAA to play basketball this season at Temple, according to the Daily Hampshire Gazette. The Olney High grad enrolled at Temple this summer and hoped to use his last season of eligibility this year. He was UMass's second-leading... Read more

Temple in the mix for former Tennessee recruit Jabo Lee

Monday, July 29, 2013, 3:59 PM
A week away from training camp, Temple may be closing in on a top running back recruit. South Carolina's Jabo Lee decommitted from Tennessee last week and told reporters over the weekend that the Owls are in the mix. "Temple is showing me all the reasons I should come there," Lee told the Florence... Read more

Temple receives another commitment

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 10:11 PM
Temple football on Sunday received a commitment from Darrious Carter, a 6-4, 220-pound defensive end from Indiana High School in Western Pennsylvania. Carter, who has been flying under the recruitment radar, established himself as a legitimate player in Temple’s eyes on the strength of his performance... Read more

Jesse Morgan to meet with NCAA on Monday over eligibility

Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:50 PM
[/BYCREDIT]Jesse Morgan, who transferred to Temple in May, will meet with the NCAA on Monday to determine if he is eligible to play basketball, according to CBS Sports. The Olney High guard was dismissed from UMass in April and has one year of eligibility remaining, which must be used this season... Read more

Owls eyeing N.J. recruit

Friday, July 19, 2013, 5:53 PM
The Owls have had a very strong recruiting year by all accounts. They’ve gotten commitments for the class of 2014 from players that in the past they probably wouldn’t have been in play for. So who is the next guy that they’d like to add to what is turning into a decent haul for first-year... Read more

Wyatt Benson nominated for 'Good Works' team

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 2:54 PM
Temple linebacker Wyatt Benson was just announced as a nominee for the 2013 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team. The team is generally considered the most prestigious off-the-field honor in college football. The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team pays special recognition... Read more

Temple at Cincinnati kickoff time set

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6:41 PM
Temple’s nationally televised game at Cincinnati will kickoff at 8:30 p.m. The game will be played on Oct. 11. The game will be played at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium. It will be televised nationally by either ESPN or ESPN2. The network designation will be determined at a later date... 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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