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Archive: January, 2013

Williams on Temple: "I just felt like I was at home"

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Familiarity. It is perhaps the strongest factor in Zaire Williams’ recruitment. That was a great thing for Temple in its recruitment of the Class of 2013's No. 36 running back prospect in the nation, according to “I just felt like I was at home,” the three-star athlete... Read more

Former Owl loses his bout with cancer

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Lafton Thompson, who played safety at Temple from 1999-02, passed away Monday afternoon following a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. He was 34. Thompson finished his career with 183 tackles and five interceptions in 41 games played as a four-year letterwinner. He enrolled at Temple after spending... Read more

Lunardi: Temple, La Salle & Nova in NCAA tourney

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Temple would be a 12 seed in the East region if the NCAA tournament field was picked today, according to ESPN college basketball analyst Joe Lunardi. Lunardi, known as Joey Brackets, dropped the Owls (13-6) from the region’s 11th seed after Saturday’s 83-71 setback at Butler. In Tuesday's... Read more

Williams, Davis commit to Temple

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Timber Creek's Zaire Williams and Paul Davis, of Cairo (Ga.), on Tuesday night became the latest high school seniors to give verbal commitments to play football at Temple Tuesday. Williams, a 5-11, 188-pound running back, decommitted from West Virginia to pick the Owls. Williams suddenly became the... Read more

Siravo will join Owls coaching staff

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Sources have confirmed a report that former Boston College assistant Mike Siravo will become Temple's next linebackers coach. The Rhode Island native will return to North Broad Street where he served as the Owls linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator in 2006. At that time... Read more

Keith Pompey's City 6 ballot

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
What was I thinking? A week ago, La Salle was ranked third behind Temple and St. Joe’s on my City 6 ballot. My reasoning: the Explorers couldn’t win a big game. Or so I thought. La Salle destroyed that myth not once – but twice – last week by upsetting ninth-ranked Butler... Read more

AC's Reynolds commits to Temple

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Dayshawn Reynolds, a senior wideout/defensive back at Atlantic City High School, gave Temple a verbal commitment to play football on Tuesday. The Owls recruited the 6-foot-1, 181-pounder to play defensive back and return punts. However, Reynolds was one of the regions top wideouts, catching 49 passes... Read more

Temple's DiLeo listed day-to-day

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Temple wants T.J. DiLeo to have a nice recovery. A vital role player, the Owls won’t take any chances on the point guard’s right ankle sprain by rushing him back. “It will just be a day-to-day thing,” Temple coach Fran Dunphy said of DiLeo’s game status. “But he’s... Read more

Recruit commits, enrolls at Temple

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
A.J. Sullivan, a former tight end/defensive end at Worcester Academy (Mass), is one of the newest members of Temple’s football team. The 6-foot-5, 260-pounder enrolled at Temple last week after accepting the Owls scholarship offer on Jan. 13. Sullivan joins five other scholarship players and... Read more

One-time Temple commit picks Coastal Carolina

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
A.J. Sattinger, a senior tight end at Countryside High (Fla.) has decommitted from Temple and accepted a football scholarship at Coastal Carolina Monday night. The Chanticleers are a Football Championship Subdivision program. There are reports that Temple wanted Sattinger to wait until January, 2014... Read more
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