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Archive: August, 2012

Temple forcing Newsome to reach beyond

Monday, August 6, 2012, 4:20 PM
As expected, Kevin Newsome’s head has been spinning during the first three days of Temple’s football camp. “He just got here. A lot of information,” Temple coach Steve Addazio said of the former Penn State quarterback. The 6-foot-3, 210-pounder arrived at Temple Friday after... Read more

Temple's heart aches for Reids

Monday, August 6, 2012, 3:12 PM
The Temple Owls are saddened by Sunday’s unexpected death of Garrett Reid, the eldest of Eagles coach Andy Reid’s five children, who also had a connection to Temple. Garrett Reid’s brothers Britt Reid (a graduate assistant coach) and Spencer Reid (redshirt freshman tailback) are... Read more

Lacking depth, Temple seeks competitive edge

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 12:30 PM
Finding a competitive edge is a high priority as Temple prepares for its first season as a Big East member since 2004. “How do we make ourselves different? We talked a lot about that in there,” Owls coach Steve Addazio said Saturday. Returning just eight starters, Temple is expected... Read more

Owls cancel media availability on day Garrett Reid found dead

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 11:35 AM
Without providing an explanation, Temple coach Steve Addazio canceled Sunday's scheduled media availability after football practice. The cancelation could have something to do with the passing of Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles coach Andy Reid. Garrett Reid's brothers are members of the Temple... Read more

Owls practice resembles "basketball on grass"

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 2:28 PM
Fall camp officially opened Saturday morning at Temple, as the Owls worked on fundamentals during a two-hour practice in helmets and shorts. “That’s what it is on Day 1. You can’t get much more done,” Temple coach Steve Addazio said of sticking to the basics. “You are... Read more

McManus nominated for Good Works Team

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 9:48 AM
Brandon McManus, Temple's senior placekicker and punter, has been nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team. The award goes to a group of players committed to making a difference in their communities. The North Penn product participated in the annual Thanksgiving... Read more

Wingo-Reeves commits to Temple

Friday, August 3, 2012, 8:04 PM
Monacan High School (Va.) senior Connor Wingo-Reeves gave an oral commitment Friday to play football at Temple. A middle linebacker in high school, the 6-foot-2, 220-pounder is being recruited to play Temple’s fox defensive-end position. He finished last season with 93 tackles, two interceptions... Read more

Brown named to Paul Hornung watch list

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 12:08 PM
Temple running back Matt Brown was one of the 49 players named to the Paul Hornung watch list on Thursday. The award goes annually to the most versatile player in college football. The senior had 155 carries for 916 yards and six touchdowns last season. The 5-foot-5, 170-pounder was also a standout... Read more

Reports: Temple in mix for BU transfer

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 9:44 AM
Former Boston University basketball standout Jake O’Brien is considering a transfer to Temple, according to published reports. The 6-foot-9 forward has one year of eligibility remaining and will be able to play right away. According to CBS Sports college basketball insider Jon Rothstein, O’Brien... Read more

Ramone Moore to play in Italy

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 8:48 PM
Former Temple guard Ramone Moore signed a contract to play professional basketball with Angelico Biella in Italy. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard, who graduated from Temple in the spring, averaged 17.3 points and 3.4 assists and shot 38.4 percent from behind the arc last season. He had games of 20 points... Read more
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