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Archive: August, 2011

Temple's Hammond vies for starting spot

Friday, August 19, 2011, 7:52 PM
Video: Temple junior wideout C.J. Hammond spoke with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he is battling for a starting position after missing last season with a knee injury. He has yet to catch a pass in a game. Read more

Owls Insider with Keith Pompey

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 7:55 PM
Video: Temple football coach Steve Addazio discusses defense with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey. Read more

Temple to renovate football complex

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 5:05 PM
Temple is making it more enticing for football recruits to come to North Broad Street. The Owls are coming off consecutive winning seasons, including a bowl appearance in 2009. They hired a coaching staff that helped Florida win two BCS national championships. And now, they are planning to expand... Read more

Williams no longer an Owl

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 2:27 PM
It’s official. Craig Williams is no longer a Temple Owl. The 6-foot-9, 240-pound power forward transferred to Texas Christian University on Wednesday. Williams graduated from Temple in May with a degree in psychology. The U.S. Virgin Islands native, however, is eligible to play this season... Read more

Marshall transfer back on field after spine injury

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 11:46 AM
A reserve defensive end, it’s hard to predict John Youboty’s statistical impact at Temple. But the Marshall transfer should excel this season at teaching the Owls how to overcome adversity and be mentally tough. Youboty first had to deal with the death of his mother, Jeannet, prior to... Read more

Negandhi, Papale and Cosby speak to Owls

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 9:47 PM
Temple is receiving its share of motivational speeches. For the third time in four days, the Owls had a guess speaker address them after football practice. Former Eagle Vince Papale spoke to Temple Tuesday. Bill Cosby, a comedian, actor and former Owl, addressed the team Monday. And Kevin Negandhi... Read more

Addazio: preseason prognostications ruining football

Monday, August 15, 2011, 11:55 AM
Temple linebacker Tahir Whitehead is on the Butkus Award watch list. The award annually goes to the nation’s top linebacker at the conclusion of the season. Owls first-year coach Steve Addazio was asked Saturday to give his opinion. “You don’t want to hear what I really think,... Read more

Owls sloppy in first preseason scrimmage

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 1:28 PM
Steve Addazio was far from pleased. Temple’s first-year football coach didn’t like what he saw Saturday at the Owls’ first full scrimmage of the preseason. “I thought that there are too many turnovers,” Addazio said of the scrimmage that was mostly closed to the media... Read more

Tribue a Good Works Team nominee

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 6:50 PM
Temple right guard Wayne Tribue was recently nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team. The 11-player Football Bowl Championship Subdivision team will be selected next month. The 6-foot-4, 324-pound senior will join former Owls Yazid Jackson (2003), Alex Derenthal... Read more

Video: Owls Insider

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 6:36 PM
Video: Temple head coach Steve Addazio sits down with the Inquirer's Keith Pompey. 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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