The Owls have to replace all three starting LBs. They will be much younger, but more athletic.
The cornerback, returning from shoulder surgery, has been "everything we expected him to be and more," one coach says.
Junior Ryquell Armstead, who had a team-high 14 rushing touchdowns, leads a group of experienced backs.
The deal with the Yellow Jackets isn't finalized, but it is expected to happen for the home-and-home series.
The Owls might have more depth, but replacing the 32 1/2 combined tackles for loss by Haason Reddick and Praise Martin-Oguike will be difficult.
After redshirting last season, Kenny Yeboah is anxious to make an impact at Temple. The tight end is known for his ability to stretch a defense.
Just as in the spring, four players are vying for the starting job.
Placekickers Austin Jones, a senior, and Aaron Boumerhi, a sophomore, are vying for the job. "It is a dead heat as of today," Temple special teams coach Ed Foley said after Friday's practice.
Veteran interior linemen Michael Dogbe and Freddie Booth-Lloyd will be the keys in getting the job done.
Centeio hasn't acted like a freshman during the QB competition. Also: Temple receives start times on its ESPN games.
Wilson, who made it to Rio in 2016 but failed to advance to the Olympic final, was back in Philadelphia last week, preparing to return to Europe for the 2017 World Championships in London.
Swedish OL Oskar Andersson becomes the 20th player to make a verbal commitment to Temple.
Bradley is part of the new wave of Temple linebackers: fast and athletic. He feels he can track down any running back.
Austin Jones, tied for second all-time on the Temple career field goal list, is returning from injury. He'll have to beat out Aaron Boumerhi, who earned second-team all-conference honors after replacing Jones.