TEMPLE OWLS RUMORS & GOSSIP

J.J. Worton amazing catch to give UCF a chance against Temple

This IS the catch of the season. There is no doubt about that.
Via College Football Section
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State and Temple Football Previews for This Weekend

Penn State and Temple both have conference games this weekend that contain 1-8 teams. Sadly for the Owls of Temple, they are the 1-8 team in their matchup with the AAC leading #15 UCF Knights. Penn State, on the other hand, will be facing the 1-8 Purdue Boilermakers. The UCF Knights will roll into the Linc with a spectacular 7-1 record overall and an undefeated record in conference...
Via Fightin For Philly
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Roster Watch: Temple, Rutgers, Villanova

  Temple: Team runs a base 4-3 defense anchored by two senior, 300 pound, interior lineman Kamal Johnson and Levi Brown. Single back, three receiver offense. Offensive line gave up 1 sack at Notre Dame and 3 sacks versus Houston. Sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich is a main player of focus. He earned second team All-Big […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish versus Temple Owls: odds, point spread, over/under and tv info

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish went undefeated in the regular season in 2012. Their lone loss came in the National Championship game. While the Irish may be without Manti Te’o and Everett Golson the expectations remain high for Brian Kelly’s squad. Currently ranked No. 14, Notre Dame still views itself as a National Championship contender. On Saturday the first game of the season...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 89 Temple Owls season preview

No. 89 Temple Owls (4-7)Coach Matt Rhule (first-year head coach)Returning starters: 14 (8 offense, 6 defense, 0 special teams)Recruiting rank: 87Strength of schedule: 73 The Temple Owls struggled to throw the ball last year, but had a 1,000-yard rusher in Montel Harris. But Harris is gone, as are his 12 touchdowns, and new coach Matt Rhule will try to lead Temple to better success...
Via College Football Universe
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Temple DE/OLB John Youboty

Temple DE/OLB John Youboty is an intriguing prospect for teams looking for a smart, knowledgeable player that can project as either a DE or OLB, depending upon the scheme you run. Youboty, at 6’4, 250 pounds, had a fantastic senior season for the Owls, with 42 tackles, and 5 sacks. He displays a good bull rush, holding his ground and not getting pushed back, and he can fight through...
Via NFL Draft Zone
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mario Cristobal interviews for Temple opening

Mario Cristobal’s name has been a popular one in recent years for many big time jobs, but Cristobal has chosen to pass on those to remain at FIU. Cristobal was surprisingly fired after his sixth season with the Golden Panthers earlier this month. While the Golden Panthers’ season wasn’t the greatest at 3 – 9, Cristobal took them to bowl games the previous two seasons...
Via College Football Section
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple Owls RB Harris has record breaking rushing day with 351 yards and 7 touchdowns

Senior Owl running back Montel Harris, who battled injuries, a change in schools and repeated discipline issues which led to his separation from the team at Boston College, today set Temple school records rushing for 351 yards on 36 carries (9.8 yards per carry) and scored 7 rushing touchdowns in today’s victory over Army 63-32. This game had just less than 1,000 yards on the ground...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss
NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT

Temple scheduling last-minute game?

Because a switch from the MAC for the Big East left the Temple Owls with only 11 games this season, the team reportedly is trying to schedule a December game against Hawaii. 

Via Crystal Ball Run
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State RB Mike Zordich fails miserably trying to hurdle defender (Video)

Penn State Nittany Lions running back Mike Zordich tried to hurdle over Temple Owls defensive back Vaughn Carraway during Saturday's NCAA football game at Beaver Stadium. It's unlikely that Zordich will be attempting that move again anytime soon after this embarrassing failure. Zordich was right next to the sideline and could have stepped out of bounds, but suddenly...
Via Holdout Sports
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple Owls, Dark Knight of the Big East

It’s very apparent, according to the video below, that the Temple Owls consider themselves underestimated in the grand scheme of all things Big East. Temple did JUST join the Big East this season, so really what are we to expect from a MACtion team that played a different kind of MACtion football? The Owls went 9 – 4 last season and they won’t let you forget that they’ve...
Via College Football Section
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple joins the Big East, but does Philadelphia care?

The Temple Owls will be rejoining the conference that once turned a cold shoulder to their hapless football program, but oh how the times have changed. The Big East and Temple are getting back together under a new set of circumstances. Now the hope is that this news will somehow generate some buzz for the conference, especially in the Big East's presence in Philadelphia, the...
Via Crystal Ball Run
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Temple officially joining the Big East

Temple is returning home to the Big East. CBS Sports Brett McMurphy is reporting that Big East presidents voted Wednesday morning and will add Temple Univeristy to the conference. Football is the only sport that will begin immediately, as the “Olympic sports” will join a year later. The Owls were original members of the football conference from its inception in 1991, until...
Via The Victory Formation
March 07, 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
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