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BERNARD PIERCE RUMORS

NFL Draft: Medical Checks - Bernard Pierce, RB, Temple

There’s no question that playing running back is one of the most physically taxing jobs in all of sports. So when a college running back brings with the wear and tear of 600+ carries, it’s not unreasonable that teams will be concerned about the potential for that running back has to break down sooner than later. Such is the concern with former Temple running back Bernard Pierce...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple Pro Day: Steve Addazio talks about NFL Draft prospects

Should Bernard Pierce be going pro now? His coach doesn’t think so Temple head coach Steve Addazio is watching you. Photo: Kevin McGuire The Temple Owls are moving in to the Big East in the 2012 season, and head coach Steve Addazio wishes he could have some of the outgoing Owls on the roster when fall comes around. “I’m looking and saying ‘God, we’d like to play in the...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Bernard Pierce

"Bernard Pierce's lack of great speed, elusiveness in space and down the field, and versatility as a running back prospect are strong concerns when projecting him to the NFL level. However, it's his unique skill set that makes him a running back prospect that fits only a certain number of teams well, but can thrive in those situations. A relatively reserved leader for...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Bernard Pierce scouting report

Bernard Pierce RB Temple #30 Ht: 6’0″Wt: 218   Strengths: Good overall size and strength. A strong, tough between-the-tackles runner. Strong legs allow him to consistently fight through arm tackles. Quick feet; surprisingly shifty in tight spaces for a guy his size. Has a nice spin move to avoid head-on collisions. Weaknesses: Not very explosive. Speed is very average...
Via DraftAce
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple Running Back Bernard Pierce Will Enter NFL Draft

Bernard Pierce has had an incredible career at Temple, and that career has now officially come to an end. Pierce announced that he will forego his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. Here is Pierce's statement: “At this time, I would like to announce that I am officially giving up my senior year of eligibility and declaring myself available for the 2012 NFL Draft,” Pierce...
Via Buzz On Broad
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Who will replace Bernard Pierce?

Who will replace Bernard Pierce at running back for Temple? OwlScoop.com has the answers.
Via Owl Scoop
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple's Pierce decides to go pro

Temple running back Bernard Pierce will not return for his senior season and will declare for the NFL draft. Pierce told The Associated Press his decision late Thursday night. ''I've done what I could do for the team. I broke every record at the school and I would go back to basically have a better season,'' Pierce said. ''I'm ready to start a new...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple RB Pierce will not return for senior season

Temple running back Bernard Pierce will not return for his senior season and will declare for the NFL draft. Pierce told The Associated Press his decision late Thursday night. ''I've done what I could do for the team. I broke every record at the school and I would go back to basically have a better season,'' Pierce said. ''I'm ready to start a new...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Pierce, Temple run over Wyoming 37-15 in NM Bowl

Wyoming coach Dave Christensen knew Temple's game plan in the New Mexico Bowl would be to play smash-mouth football. It was just something the Wyoming couldn't do much about as the Owls came away with a 37-15 victory Saturday. ''It was disappointing,'' Christensen said. ''We knew they were going to run the football, which they did. We missed some...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Pierce, Owls roll in New Mexico Bowl

Bernard Pierce ran for two early touchdowns and Chris Coyer threw for 169 yards and a touchdown to help Temple beat Wyoming 37-15 in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday. The Owls (9-4) had three interceptions - tying a New Mexico Bowl record - en route to the second bowl victory in school history. The New Mexico Bowl was Temple's second bowl game in three years, but that 2009 game...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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