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Brown named Big East specialist of the week

Temple return specialist Matt Brown was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday.

Brown named Big East specialist of the week

"You can´t let [the three lopsided losses] get the best of you," Matt Brown said. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)
"You can't let [the three lopsided losses] get the best of you," Matt Brown said. (David Swanson/Staff Photographer)

Temple return specialist Matt Brown was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday.

The 5-foot-5, 165-pound senior had seven kickoff returns for a school single-game record 227 yards in Saturday's 45-17 setback at Louisville. The highlight was his 93-yard return for a touchdown on the opening kickoff.

The Baltimore native also had a 30-yard punt return against the Cardinals.

Brown was also named the national kickoff returner of the week by College Football Performance Awards on Sunday.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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