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Temple football recruit: "We are all staying"

Friday, December 7, 2012, 3:31 PM
All 12 high school seniors in Temple's 2013 recruiting class plan to honor their commitments despite the departure of head coach Steve Addazio. Addazio resigned Tuesday to accept the head-coaching position at Boston College. "We are all staying," Montour defensive tackle Tyler Haddock said Friday... Read more

Temple hosting football recruits

Friday, December 7, 2012, 2:29 PM
Albany University punter Paul Layton and several members of Temple's 2013 recruiting class are taking official visits to North Broad Street this weekend. Williamtown linebacker Buddy Brown and Elizabeth (NJ) quarterback P.J. Walker won't attend because of participating in NJSIAA playoff games. All... Read more

Report: Heater interviewing for Owls' coaching job

Friday, December 7, 2012, 11:43 AM
OwlScoop.com is reporting per a source that Temple defensive coordinator Chuck Heater will interview Friday for the Owls head-coaching job. However, there are reports that Heater is expected to follow former Temple coach Steve Addazio to Boston College. Addazio resigned Tuesday to take the head-coaching... Read more

Owls offer scholarships to South Jersey running backs

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 4:32 PM
Temple offered football scholarships to Kingsway junior running back Ray Lawry Jr. and West Deptford junior running back/linebacker Gerald Owens on Thursday. Both players were being recruited by the Owls before head coach Steve Addazio resigned Tuesday to take the head-coaching position at Boston... Read more

Harris invited to East-West Shrine Game

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 3:52 PM
Temple tailback Montel Harris has been invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Game. The senior all-star game will be held on Jan. 13 at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla. Harris had 196 carries for 1,054 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. His average of 105.4 rushing yards per game led the... Read more

Young on Addazio's exodus: 'We are good'

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 4:31 PM
Steve Addazio’s hasty exodus from Temple to Boston College caught his Owls completely off guard. So how are the Owls recovering from the shock? “We are good,” Temple freshman cornerback Tavon Young said Wednesday, one day after Addazio's resignation. “We still went weight... Read more

Temple recruit Buddy Brown likes Matt Rhule as Owls' next coach

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 3:18 PM
Williamstown’s Buddy Brown, the headliner of Temple’s 2013 recruiting class, will definitely remain an Owls' commitment if Matt Rhule becomes the head coach. “He’s definitely somebody we would stay with,” said Shawn Brown, the father of the linebacker. “Coach [Steve]... Read more

Addazio expected to take key assistants to BC

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 1:12 PM
Former Temple coach Steve Addazio is expected to have some familiar faces with him at Boston College. According to sources, Temple offensive coordinator Ryan Day, defensive coordinator Chuck Heater, offensive line coach Justin Frye and possibly assistant head coach/quarterback coach Kevin Rogers will... Read more

Bradshaw to players: 'We will see what happens" in regards to hiring Rhule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 12:56 PM
Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw told members of the Owls football team Wednesday that ‘We will see what happens’ in regards to hiring Matt Rhule as the next football coach, according to sources. Bradshaw added that he can’t promise anything and will evaluate all of the candidates... Read more

Owls to tell AD they want Rhule as next coach

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 10:31 AM
Members of Temple’s football team are scheduled to inform Owls athletic director Bill Bradshaw that they want Matt Rhule to be their next head football coach during Wednesday's 11 a.m. meeting at the Edberg-Olson Hall, multiple sources have confirmed. Temple began a national coaching search... 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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