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McManus named Big East specialist of the week

Temple placekicker/punter, Brandon McManus, was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday.

McManus named Big East specialist of the week

Temple placekicker/punter, Brandon McManus, was named the Big East specialist of the week on Monday.

The senior made two field goals (33 and 42 yards) in Saturday’s 24-13 setback to Penn State. He also averaged 48.5 yards on six punts.

This is McManus’ second conference specialist-of-the-week award this season.

He leads the Big East in scoring (nine points per game) and has a school-record 52 career field goals made.

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova was named the conference’s offensive player of the week. Louisville cornerback Adrian Bushell is the defensive player of the week.

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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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