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Archive: September, 2011

Pierce drops to 17th nationally in rushing

Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:21 AM
Temple tailback Bernard Pierce dropped in the national rankings in both scoring and rushing yards. The junior from Ardmore fell five places to seven in scoring (14 points per game), where he’s tied with Oklahoma State’s Joseph Randle, Oregon’s LaMichael James and South Carolina’s... Read more

Addazio thinks Owls will benefit from effort against PSU

Monday, September 19, 2011, 7:26 PM
Steve Addazio still won’t call last Saturday’s 14-10 setback to Penn State a moral victory. But Temple's first-year coach is pleased with his Mid-American Conference team’s performance against the Big Ten squad. It was a performance Addazio thinks will help the Owls (2-1) against... Read more

Owls must find balance

Monday, September 19, 2011, 5:25 AM
Even with a solid tailback in Bernard Pierce, Temple’s success depends on its passing game. Without a passing game, the Owls (2-1) won’t win the Mid-American Conference title. Nor will they beat Maryland in College Park, Md., this upcoming Saturday. “We are going to make sure that... Read more

Brown starts in place of Paulhill

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 12:04 PM
As expected, Temple defensive tackle Shahid Paulhill wasn’t in the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against Penn State at Lincoln Financial Field The sophomore, who started the Owls first two games, was injured by an illegal chop block against Akron last week. Levi Brown started in... Read more

Turnovers foil Temple's upset bid

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 4:00 PM
It was the turnovers that killed Temple's chance to finally beat Penn State on Saturday. The Owls led 10-7 at the half and held that lead until late in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Mike Gerardi threw two interceptions to put Penn State in Temple territory. The first one ended with a missed field... Read more

Live chat: Penn State at Temple

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 3:49 AM
Join The Inquirer's Jake Kaplan and Philly.com's Jonathan Tannenwald for a live chat during the Penn State-Temple game at Lincoln Financial Field. Jake will analyze the game from the Penn State perspective, and Jonathan will do so from the Temple side. There will also be Twitter analysis from the... Read more

Temple G Derek Dennis

Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:44 PM
Video: Temple guard Derek Dennis talks about how establishing a running game early is key against Penn State. Read more

Temple vs. Penn State at a glance

Friday, September 16, 2011, 11:24 AM
Penn State at Temple When: Saturday at Noon, Lincoln Financial Field (ESPN); WNTP-AM (990), WNPV-AM (1440), WPHT (1210) Records: Penn State, 1-1; Temple, 2-0 Series: Penn State leads, 36-3-1, and has a 28-game series winning streak. The Nittany Lions won last season’s game, 22-13. Coaches: Penn... Read more

A closer look at the Temple vs. PSU series

Friday, September 16, 2011, 4:19 PM
Here's how Temple has fared against Penn State in the all-time series: SERIES INFORMATION Temple all-time vs. Penn State: 3-36-1 Temple in games at Temple: 3-11 Temple in games at Penn State: 0-22-1 Temple in games at a neutral site: 0-3 First meeting in series:... Read more

DeCosey picks Temple

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 10:33 AM
Quenton DeCosey, a 6-foot-5 senior swingman at St. Joseph-Metuchen (N.J.), gave an oral commitment Wednesday to play basketball at Temple. "I chose Temple University, mainly, because of the coaching staff and the atmosphere and the distance," he told SNY.tv. "It's only an hour-and-a half away." DeCosey... 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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