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Wadley commits to Temple

Akrum Wadley, a senior at Weequahic High School (N.J.), gave an oral commitment Sunday night to play football at Temple.

Wadley commits to Temple

Temple University officially announced that Matt Rhule, an assistant<br />coach with the New York Giants and the former offensive coordinator<br />with Temple, will be the next head football coach on Monday Dec. 17,<br />2012.    ( Charles Fox / Staff Photographer )
Temple University officially announced that Matt Rhule, an assistant coach with the New York Giants and the former offensive coordinator with Temple, will be the next head football coach on Monday Dec. 17, 2012. ( Charles Fox / Staff Photographer )

Akrum Wadley, a senior at Weequahic High School (N.J.), gave an oral commitment Sunday night to play football at Temple.

The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder was recognized as a second-team all-state selection by the Newark Star-Ledger. He was also a standout defensive back and kick returner for the Indians this past season.

Wadley carried the ball 105 times for 1,548 yards (14.7 yards per carry) and 29 scores, according to Maxpreps.com

Here's a video of him leaping over a defender this past season:

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