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Archive: September, 2013

AAC award winners

Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 9:59 AM
A look at the top performers from this past weekend’s games in the American Athletic Conference: OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Deontay Greenberry • So. • WR • Houston • Fresno, Calif. Greenberry was the key man on a Houston offense that reeled off 524 total yards... Read more

Owls ink top forward prospect

Monday, September 9, 2013, 12:01 PM
The Temple Owls got a huge commitment this weekend when Top 100 prospect Obi Enechionyia gave them an oral commitment to play basketball there. A 6-9 junior forward in the class of 2014, Enechionyia averaged 19.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and four blocks per game at St. James School in Springfield... Read more

Owls lead Houston 13-9 at half.

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 2:00 PM
Temple used a pair of rushing touchdowns from running back Kenny Harper to take 13-9 lead into halftime of the first American Athletic Conference football game. The game is being played at Lincoln Financial Field. The second of Harper’s two scores capped an 11-play, 75-yard drive. On first-and-goal... Read more

Owls drop home opener to Houston

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 3:42 PM
The Houston Cougars used five field goals Saturday against Temple to score a 22-13 victory at Lincoln Financial Field in the inaugural American Athletic Conference Game. Houston’s Richie Leone connected on field goals of 40, 19, 19, 24 and 22 yards to improve the Cougars to 2-0 (1-0 American... Read more

Owls add game-day tradition

Friday, September 6, 2013, 9:48 PM
If you get to Lincoln Financial Field early enough on Saturday, you’ll be there in time to participate in a new tradition for the Temple football team. At 9:30 on Saturday morning, the Owls will conduct what they have termed a “Fly In.” It’s a new tradition that will see the... Read more

Miller a good bet to play

Thursday, September 5, 2013, 2:26 PM
The Temple Owls are looking for someone to be a play-maker at wide receiver this weekend against Houston in the inaugural American Athletic Conference game at Lincoln Financial Field, and they are not ruling out that Deon Miller could be that guy. Miller practiced on Tuesday and Wednesday but not... Read more

Season over for Samuel Benjamin?

Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 9:58 AM
Temple quarterback Connor Reilly did a good job of distributing the ball to different receivers this past Saturday, getting balls into the hands of 10 different receivers. One of those receivers – sophomore Samuel Benjamin – suffered an apparent clavicle injury that could cost him his... Read more

Temple to honor Hardin Saturday

Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 7:00 PM
Temple will honor former coach Wayne Hardin this weekend for his selection to the 2013 Football Subdivision College Football Hall of Fame. Hardin, who coached the Owls from 1970-82, is the winningest coach in Temple history. He will be recognized in front of the home crowd at the end of the first... Read more

O'Korn homecoming of sorts

Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 2:28 PM
All programs have players that get away from them in terms of recruiting, and this weekend Temple will get a look at a guy who falls under that category – sort of. Before Houston freshman John O’Korn and his family moved from Huntingdon, Pa to Fort Lauderdale and O’Korn became a... Read more

Bridgewater top AAC offensive player

Monday, September 2, 2013, 11:44 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league's weekly football honors for the first week of the college football season. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Teddy Bridgewater • Jr. • QB • Louisville • Miami... 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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