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Archive: September, 2013

Highlights of Rhule's AAC press conference

Monday, September 30, 2013, 2:27 PM
Here are a few topical items that Temple coach Matt Rhule touched on today during his America n Athletic Conference teleconference with reporters: On whether or not the loss to Idaho has broken the spirit of this young team: “No,” Rhule said, “not at all. I don’t think we... Read more

Matakevich, field hockey's Foran receive honors

Monday, September 30, 2013, 4:21 PM
Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich’s 24-tackle performance in the Owls’ 26-24 loss at Idaho earned the sophomore honorable mention in the American Athletic Conference’s voting for Conference defensive player of the week. Matakevich’s 24 tackles (two for loss) erased the previous... Read more

American Athletic Conference weekly honors

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 10:33 AM
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Gary Nova • Jr. • QB • Rutgers • Elmwood Park, N.J. Nova engineered Rutgers’ second-half comeback from a 24-7 deficit to help the Scarlet Knights top Arkansas 28-24. He completed 22 of 43 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns, including... Read more

Owls vs. Idaho on 97.5

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 5:13 PM
Temple’s football game at Idaho on Saturday will be broadcast live on 97.5 FM The Fantatic. Kickoff is set for 5:00pm ET. The game was moved from 1210 AM WPHT, the radio home of Temple Football, due to a conflict with a Philadelphia Phillies’ game. Harry Donahue and former All-American... Read more

Temple, Rutgers to play in the future

Monday, September 23, 2013, 2:15 PM
Temple and Rutgers announced today that they have agreed to a four-game football series. Both schools are presently members of the American Athletic Conference. However, Rutgers is leaving the AAC for the Big Ten next season. Temple will host the Scarlet Knights on Sept. 11, 2021 and again... Read more

Temple, Rutgers renew football rivalry

Monday, September 23, 2013, 1:59 PM
Temple and Rutgers announced today that they have agreed to a four-game football series. Both schools are presently members of the American Athletic Conference. However, Rutgers is leaving the AAC for the Big Ten next season. Temple will host the Scarlet Knights on Sept. 11, 2021 and again in Sept... Read more

Granger to start at quarterback

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 2:37 PM
Clinton Granger is going to get his first start of the season Saturday for Temple, according to coach Matt Rhule. “I think it will probably end up being Juice,” Rhule said following the team’s practice Thursday. “Connor (Reilly) practiced yesterday but didn’t really do... Read more

Reilly practices with second unit

Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 3:43 PM
Quarterback Connor Reilly, recovering from a bone bruise (right knee) suffered last Saturday against Houston, returned to practice on Wednesday but practiced with the second unit, further indication that backup quarterback Clinton Granger could start for Temple this Saturday against Fordham (1 p.m... Read more

An Owl reflects on 911

Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 7:58 PM
Temple cornerback Zamel Johson, born and raised in Staten Island, shared some memories of what that terrifying moment in history was like: http://www.owlsports.com/news/2013/9/11/FB_0911135939.aspx Read more

Rhule: Reilly hurting; Granger may start

Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 2:21 PM
Three days after hurting his right knee in Temple’s loss to Houston and the Owls are still not certain whether or not starting quarterback Connor Reilly will be available to play Saturday against Fordham. “He didn’t practice today so he’ll be day-by-day,” Temple coach... 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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