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Harris, McManus receive Big East honors

Monday, November 19, 2012, 10:32 AM
Temple running back Montel Harris and placekicker/punter Brandon McManus were both honored by the Big East on Monday. Harris was named the Big East offensive player of the week, while McManus was named the conference's specialist of the week. Harris set Temple and Big East single-game records with... Read more

Owls seventh in Big East Power Rankings

Monday, November 19, 2012, 9:29 AM
Big East Power Rankings Week 13 Temple moved up one spot to seventh place in my updated Big East Power Rankings after beating Army, 63-32, on Saturday. Here’s a look at my power rankings: 1. RUTGERS (9-1, 5-0) Skinny: The 21st-ranked Scarlet Knights can clinch at least a share of the Big... Read more

Harris receives national honor

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 3:29 PM
Temple running back Montel Harris was named the College Football Performance Awards national performer of the week on Sunday. The Boston College transfer set Temple and Big East single-game records with 351 rushing yards and seven touchdown as the Owls battered Army, 63-32, on Saturday at Michie Stadium... Read more

Keith Pompey's AP Top 25 ballot for Nov. 18

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 6:03 AM
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Something tells me Sunday will be a great day for Notre Dame and Alabama fans. The Fighting Irish and Crimson Tide are destined to take over the first and second rankings in the updated BSC standings with Kansas State and Oregon both losiing on Saturday. Notre Dame and Alabama... Read more

'Best' and 'Worst' Awards: Temple vs. Army

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 11:51 PM
WEST POINT, N.Y. – My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 63-32 victory over Army on Saturday at Michie Stadium: Best player: How can you not give this honor to Montel Harris? The Temple tailback left West Point with one of the best rushing performances... Read more

Temple, Boise State could remain division rivals after 2014

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 1:46 PM
By now, we all know Temple's football team will play in the Big East's Western Division with Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, Memphis and SMU in 2013 and 2014. But where will the Owls land when the league expands to 14 teams in 2015? There's a thought that the Big East will introduce two seven-team... Read more

Temple vs. Army Depth Charts

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 1:04 PM
Here are the two-deep depth charts for Saturday's Temple vs. Army game at Michie Stadium in West Point, NY: Army (2-8) OFFENSE Wide Receiver 81 Patrick Laird (6-3, 219, Jr.) 33 Ejay Tucker (5-11, 204, Jr.) OR 9 Scott Williams (5-8, 165, Jr.) Left Tackle 65 Derek Bisgard (6-1, 242, Sr.) 75... Read more

Temple's game at Hawaii called off

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 11:35 AM
Temple’s proposed football game with Hawaii has been called off. The Owls (3-6) were trying to schedule a football game with Warriors at Aloha Stadium on Dec. 7. However, the teams couldn’t agree on a deal and the game was called off Monday night. “Temple University went above... Read more

Report: Owls football to play in western division

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 8:02 AM
No surprise here. ESPN is reporting the Big East presidents will approve a two-division football format Tuesday that will place Temple in a western division with Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, Memphis and SMU in 2013-14. The Owls knew in March that they would probably play in that division... Read more

Owls in the NFL: Week 10 performances

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 7:41 AM
Nine former Temple players are on active NFL rosters. Here are their performances in the league’s Week 10 matchups. Jacksonville DT Terrance Knighton: No statistics in Thursday’s 27-10 setback to Indianapolis. Kansas City TE Steve Maneri: No statistics in Monday’s 16-13 overtime... Read more
About this blog

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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