Senior tight end Chris Coyer was one of the last Owls out of the Lincoln Financial Field locker room Saturday night after Temple’s final home game of the season.
Part of the delay was mentally dissecting how the Owls blew a 21-0 halftime lead in a 28-21 loss to previously winless Connecticut.
But most of it was he just didn’t want to leave.
Senior tight end Chris Coyer and safety Abdul Smith dissect a 28-21 loss to UConn in their final home game as Temple Owls. Also listen to coach Matt Rhule, linebacker Tyler Matakevich, cornerback Anthony Robey and quarterback P.J. Walker after the frustrating setback.
Last spring, Chris Coyer was unquestionably the Temple starting quarterback.
But after an inconsistent junior season in which he was benched for the last two games in favor of Juice Granger, the left-hander is back competing for a job – a scenario which makes Coyer feel, well, comfortable.
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...
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December 17, 2011
Steve Addazio took one year to do something his predecessor at Temple, Al Golden, could not accomplish in five seasons. But don't take that as a knock on Golden, who certainly turned this desolate football program around. Addazio led the Temple Owls to their first bowl victory since the 1979 Garden State Bowl, as Temple blew away Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl, 37-15 in the first...
The Temple Owls rushed for 194 first-half yards and held the Army triple option attack in check, taking a 28-0 halftime lead at Lincoln Financial Field.
Matt Brown started the game at running back and helped the Owls get on the board quickly. Following a 24-yard rush from quarterback Chris Coyer and a 17-yard completion fro Coyer to tight end to Evan Rodriguez, Brown rushed for...
Chris Coyer's first career start showed signs of what's to come while helping Temple get back on track with its sixth win of the season.
Temple used the legs of Chris Coyer and Matt Brown and two timely interceptions to keep their MAC Championship hope alive.
Starting quarterback Chris Coyer, kicker/punter Brandon McManus and tight end Evan Rodriguez were named honorable mentions to the College Football Performance Awards national player of the week, the CFPAs announced today. Though the Owls lost to the Ohio Bobcats this week, the offense performed well, scoring 31 points after Coyer took over for Chester Stewart halfway through the...
When Temple University football head coach Steve Addazio put sophomore quarterback Chris Coyer into the game against the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday, it was the fourth time this season the sophomore had gotten playing time. Coyer had made brief appearances against Villanova, Ball State and Buffalo, carrying the ball a total of 11 times for 161 yards without throwing a single pass....