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Temple time: No. 21 Owls take big stage against No. 8 Irish

Rarely in college football can it be said with a high degree of certainty that a school is playing the biggest football game in program history. This is one of those times. No. 21 Temple hosts No. 8 Notre Dame on Saturday night in the first game the Owls have ever played featuring two ranked teams. Temple is also 7-0 for the first time in school history. And the ultimate stamp of...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

For The Temple Owls, Saturday Night Is The Game Of A Lifetime

It’s been a season of firsts for the Temple Owls football program. Philadelphia’s only top-division college football team opened the season with a 27-10 victory over Penn State, its first victory over the Nittany Lions since 1941 and have rode that momentum to a 7-0 start. That 7-0 record is a first in the history of the program, a history that dates back to 1894. The Owls are...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls Football Set For Showdown Against Notre Dame

PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 1: Marc Tyson #39, Sean Chandler #3, Zack Bambary #80, Tyler Matakevich #8, Brandon Shippen #17 and Kyle Friend #79 of the Temple Owls stand for the fight song at the end of the game after the Owls defeated the East Carolina Pirates 20-10 on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images...
Via The Sports Journal
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame vs. Temple The Highest-Priced Game Of Week 9

Back in August no one would have pegged the Temple Owls to be a marquee FBS team entering the month of November. But here we are, nine weeks into the season, mulling over the school’s biggest game in program history this Saturday against Notre Dame. Both ranked teams will no doubt fill Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia this weekend, and ticket prices continue to increase...
Via College Spun
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Here Are The Best Signs From ESPN’s College GameDay At Temple

Last week, ESPN called an audible and set up shop at FCS school James Madison, and it turned out to be one of the best College GameDay’s of the 2015 season. This week, the crew travelled to Philadelphia ahead of Notre Dame’s big contest against undefeated Temple. Owls fans brought it as well. As per usual, some of the signs may not be “safe for work.”  Way cooler than...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Corso headgear pick: Notre Dame vs. Temple

ESPN’s College GameDay is in the City of Brotherly Love this weekend for Saturday night’s clash between the unbeaten Temple Owls and No. 9-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Lincoln Financial Field. As is always the case, the GameDay panel provided their picks for the weekend’s slate of games with Lee Corso’s headgear pick serving as the main event. When it came time to...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Notre Dame Vs. Temple College Football Game Online (Live Stream)

The No. 21-ranked Temple Owls are 7-0 for the first time in school history, but maintaining that unbeaten record won’t be easy Saturday night when they take on No. 9 Notre Dame at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The Fighting Irish have won two straight games after a 24-22 loss to Clemson on Oct. 3, and they cannot afford to lose another game or their chances of earning...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Pushes Notre Dame To The Brink In Epic Clash

On Saturday, the #21 Temple Owls nearly came away with their biggest victory in program history. Taking on #9 Notre Dame, the Owls had a 20-17 lead as late as 4:49 in the fourth quarter. Notre Dame had been outrushed, outpassed and outpossessed all game. But they were still close enough. With a little over two minutes left in the game, Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer found Will Fuller...
Via Gamedayr
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame and Temple are at a crossroads after their thriller

For one night only, Philadelphia was the epicenter of the college football world, as Temple and Notre Dame slugged it out deep into the Saturday night. In the end the Irish escaped with a 24-20 win that left both programs at turning points in their seasons as the calendar flips to November. … The Irish are clinging to playoff hopes. Sitting on a loss does them no favors, and the...
Via The Student Section
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 23 Temple Owls still undefeated in AAC headed to SMU

DALLAS (AP) Temple is still undefeated in the American Athletic Conference and the Owls are not alone. Temple tops the AAC East Division, with a two-game edge over Cincinnati and USF. In the West Division, No. 15 Memphis, No. 18 Houston and Navy are all 4-0 in league play. The 23rd-ranked Owls, 7-1 overall and 4-0 in the AAC, are at SMU on Friday night. The 1-7 Mustangs are facing...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Temple QB P.J. Walker Shoots Through SMU Defense For 3-Yard Touchdown

The SMU Mustangs went in to Friday night's game against Temple wiht just a single win on their record, but they played much better than you would expect a one-win team to play. They were just down by seven at the end of the first half, and were able to close the gap to just five with a kick return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.It didn't take long for Temple quarterback...
Via FatManWriting
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple president says new football stadium is logical

ESPN’s College GameDay visited Philadelphia in the midst of one of the greatest seasons the Temple Owls football program has ever put together. With the recent success of the Owls, Temple president Neil Theobald reignited talks and discussions about potentially having a new football stadium for his team. Theobald discussed the possibility in a column on The Philadelphia Inquirer...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Basketball 2015 Season Preview

Temple basketball opens up its season this Friday against #1 North Carolina at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland as part of the Veteran Classic. The Owls are coming off a bounce back year where the team finished 26-11 following their first losing season since Coach Fran Dunphy’s first year on the job. Temple just barely missed receiving a bid for the NCAA Tournament and...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls at USF Bulls game preview

TV: CBS Sports Time: Saturday, 7 p.m. Five teams received votes to win their division in the American Athletic Conference's preseason picks by the media. Despite not being one of them, Temple could become the first in league history to claim a division crown.The 21st-ranked Owls can seal their spot in the inaugural AAC championship game by beating one of the two teams still with...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls at USF Bulls game preview

TV: CBS Sports Time: Saturday, 7 p.m. Five teams received votes to win their division in the American Athletic Conference's preseason picks by the media. Despite not being one of them, Temple could become the first in league history to claim a division crown. The 21st-ranked Owls can seal their spot in the inaugural AAC championship game by beating one of the two teams still with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Temple player throws Brice Johnson to ground

After a competitive first half, North Carolina pulled away from Temple in the second session of Friday night’s contest, leading to a great deal of frustration for the Owls. Temple guard Shawn Alston might have gone a bit overboard in showing it. With less than a minute to play, UNC’s Brice Johnson threw down a put-back slam off of a Joel Berry missed jumper. Alston took offense...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The rise of the AAC

When the American Athletic Conference became a Division I football conference in 2013, it seemed to be a punchline. With a combination of a handful of former Big East teams along with a hodgepodge of schools ranging from Rutgers in the northeast to South Florida in the south to SMU all the way in Dallas, it seemed that several non-Power 5 schools decided to make a conglomerate...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Tip-Off begins with Temple

Game Details: Who: Temple Owls When: 10:30 a.m. CT How: ESPNU (TV); 1500 ESPN (Radio) BRACKET: Puerto Rico Tip-Off UMKC, Louisiana-Monroe … Temple? No sooner have the Gophers teed off on a couple sluggish mid-major opponents do they head down to America’s favorite territory, Puerto Rico, to face some real live BCS opponents. Holiday tournaments are a strange beast. They’re...
Via From The Barn
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers can't claw past Temple in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Devin Coleman scored 12 of his 15 points in the final seven minutes, and Temple rallied past Minnesota 75-70 on Thursday in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Jaylen Bond finished with 19 points to lead the Owls (1-1), who regrouped after going 6 minutes without a basket with a run that finally put them ahead for good. The Gophers used a 17-2 run...
Via Fox Sports North
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers can't claw past Temple in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Devin Coleman scored 12 of his 15 points in the final seven minutes, and Temple rallied past Minnesota 75-70 on Thursday in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tipoff.Jaylen Bond finished with 19 points to lead the Owls (1-1), who regrouped after going 6 minutes without a basket with a run that finally put them ahead for good. The Gophers used a 17-2 run...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls snap 2-game losing streak, dominate No. 21 Memphis Tigers

After a two-game losing streak threatened chances at a conference title, the Temple Owls rebounded in a big way. The Owls put together another dominating second-half performance in beating No. 21 Memphis 31-12 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Saturday. MORE TO COME . . .
Via FOX Sports
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls defeat the Memphis Tigers en route to AAC Title push

The Temple Owls showed up, and showed out on both sides of the ball today, keeping Memphis out of the end zone, and defeating the Tigers by the final score of 31-12 at Lincoln Financial Field. The match-up between the two 8-2 teams started with most of the action coming from the defenses. The Owls’ first drive started with slow movement before running back Jahad Thomas committed...
Via Total Sports Live
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple beats UConn to take division title, solidify spot in AAC Championship game

On what was senior night, the Temple Owls ran away with the AAC East title, and punched their ticket into the AAC Championship game with a 27-3 victory over the UConn Huskies. The Owls handed UConn a shutout in the first half with key defensive stops. After a 28-yard UConn punt, running back Jahad Thomas lead the charge to Temple’s first points of the game with a big 16-yard run...
Via Total Sports Live
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Rhule no longer a candidate for Mizzou job

Temple Owls head coach Matt Rhule is no longer in the running for the head coaching job at Missouri, a source told Kyle Gauss of OwlScoop.com, part of Rivals. Per a source, Temple coach Matt Rhule is no longer a candidate for the Missouri head coaching job, https://t.co/YOochM4Elt has learned. — Kyle Gauss (@kylegauss) December 1, 2015 Though some Tigers fans may be disappointed...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Houston Vs. Temple AAC Championship Game Online (Live Stream)

There could be a lot on the line Saturday in Houston. A handful of college football heavyweights will do battle across the country on championship Saturday, and two up-and-coming teams will throw down in the American Athletic Conference Championship Game. The AAC title game will take place on the campus of the University of Houston, where the Cougars will host the upstart Temple...
Via NESN.com
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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