Report: Probation for Owls' Johnson

Temple defensive tackle Kamal Johnson pleaded guilty to two counts of disorderly conduct and one count of harrassment and was sentenced to 270 days probation, according to the Temple News. However, Johnson, who has been demoted to the second unit, will be able to continue to travel with the team.

Temple, 0-5, plays at American Athletic Conference opponent Cincinnati this weekend.

The Inquirer has left messages with Temple administrators seeking comment. However, those calls have not yet been returned.  

In another case involving a former Temple football player, Praise Martin-Oguike saw rape charges filed against him dropped on Monday. Arrested on May 30, 2012 on charges of forcible rape, false imprisonment and related offenses, Martin-Oguike was kicked out of Temple soon after.

In the Martin-Oguike case, the District Attorney’s office determined that there was not enough evidence to proceed with the trial, which was scheduled to begin on Monday. Martin-Oguike’s attorney is trying to have the case expunged.