TEMPLE OWLS NEWS

No. 19 Cincinnati survives road scare to top Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob Evans III hit the winner with .4 seconds to play for Cincinnati and the No. 19 Bearcats got a needed assist from a soaring water bottle to beat Temple 55-53 on Thursday night. The Bearcats (13-2, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) rallied down the stretch to win their sixth straight game. Temple led by two points when a turnover and on offensive foul caused...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

Temple Football: Most Valuable Owl of the Year

2017 has been a great year for Temple Owls football, with Geoff Collins’ team finishing the season at 7-6 and as bowl champions, but who is the program MVP? Of all of the players and coaches associated with the Temple Owls in 2017, no player did more to elevate the team’s football program then Haason […] Temple Football: Most Valuable Owl of the Year - Section 215 - Section 215 ...
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18 days ago

Temple LB William Kwenkeu became US citizen day before Gasparilla Bowl

One day before he helped the Temple Owls beat Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl, linebacker William Kwenkeu became a citizen of the United States.Originally from Cameroon, Kwenkeu came to America in 2012, two years after his mother had arrived. He taught himself English, having no knowledge of the language prior to arriving, he told Philly.com.Four years later, he enrolled...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple wins the Gasparilla Bowl for third consecutive winning season

For the third straight season, Temple is returning to North Philly with a winning record. Here’s how the Owls won the first bowl game of the Collins era. The Temple Owls win again. After starting off the season with a rough 3-5 record, including a particularly disheartening loss to Notre Dame in the season opener, […] Temple wins the Gasparilla Bowl for third consecutive winning...
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25 days ago

NFL Draft Prospects – 2017 Bowl Game Preview: December 21st

The third straight day of only one bowl game features the Temple Owls and Florida International Panthers. Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl: Temple vs. Florida International – 8 p.m. ET, ESPN The highest rated player in this matchup is Temple defensive back, Sean Chandler. Chandler is not limited to any...
Via Steelers Depot
26 days ago

Nutile leads Temple over FIU 28-3 in Gasparilla Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Frank Nutile threw for 254 yards and a touchdown to lead Temple to a 28-3 victory over Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. Nutile teamed with Isaiah Wright on 45-yard TD play in the fourth quarter and also scored on a 4-yard run to give the Owls (7-6) an early lead. He completed passes of 13 and 17 yards to escape a first-and...
Via MyNorthwest.com
26 days ago

25 players to watch in the pre-Christmas bowls

I know what everyone says as they watch all those pre-Christmas bowl games: Who are these guys? Who are these teams? Look at all those empty seats. There's too many bowl games.I get it, but these are huge moments for these players and teams. For the seniors, it may be the last time they ever play on a stage like this. They get to go to new locales and get pampered for a week. It...
December 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-Temple head coach Matt Rhule struggles at Baylor

After amassing a 28-23 record as the Temple Owls head coach, Matt Rhule moved on to helm Baylor, but his first season in Waco didn’t exactly go as planned. At this point, you kind of have to feel a little bad for former Temple Owls head coach Matt Rhule. After helping to reestablish Temple on […] Ex-Temple head coach Matt Rhule struggles at Baylor - Section 215 - Section 215 - A...
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December 08, 2017

The Temple Owls are heading to Florida for the Gasparilla Bowl

For the third year in a row, the Temple Owls are heading to a bowl game, this time under new head coach Geoff Collins. Here’s everything you need to know. When Temple Owls‘ head coach Matt Rhule announced that he was leaving the program to become the new head coach of the Baylor Bears after […] The Temple Owls are heading to Florida for the Gasparilla Bowl - Section 215 - Section...
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December 06, 2017

Old Dominion welcomes Lane Kiffin and the FAU Owls to begin conference play

Location: Norfolk, Virginia, Foreman Field Kick Off: 6:00 pm ET Stream: STADIUM Betting Line: FAU -3. O/U 58 Series History: Old Dominion leads the series 2-1 and won the last meeting in 2016 42-24 FAU Outlook - Cyrus Smith Snapping the nine-game losing streak to Middle Tennessee has done wonders for the Owls from a confidence stand point. At 1-0 in conference play and 2-3 overall...
Via Underdog Dynasty
October 06, 2017

Temple Owls look to bounce back and reach NCAA Tournament

The Temple Owls come in to the 2017-18 season with some high-level recruits, and will try to back them on a tournament run. The Temple Owls come in with one of their better recruiting classes in recent years. Landing four-star recruits Justyn Hamilton, J.P. Moorman, and Nate Pierre-Louis should make the Owls feel confident about […] Temple Owls look to bounce back and reach NCAA...
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August 06, 2017

Westchester Knicks Season Review: Jaylen Bond

After making the Westchester Knicks via a team tryout, Jaylen Bond had a solid rookie season in the NBA G League. How did Bond perform during the season? In the final two years of his collegiate career, Jaylen Bond played at Temple. During those two seasons, the program went 47-23 while making an appearance in the NIT Tournament […] Westchester Knicks Season Review: Jaylen Bond ...
Via Daily Knicks
July 13, 2017

Former Temple RB Paul Palmer Should be in College Football Hall of Fame

Palmer finished second in both the Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award balloting following the 1986 season. The Temple Owls have a long history in college football, but it has been mostly years of turmoil. The program has been around since 1894, and while they have been successful as of late, they sport a losing record of 455-574-52 (.445), and currently have no players in the College...
Via Underdog Dynasty
June 02, 2017

Temple Owls: How Obi Enechionyia’s return helps both parties

Now that Temple Owls forward Obi Enechionyia has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft, how can he improve and help the Owls going into his final season? At the end of last season, many figured that the Temple Owls basketball team would look different. The team itself has a lot to figure out next […] Temple Owls: How Obi Enechionyia’s return helps both parties - Section 215 - Section...
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May 23, 2017

Temple Owls: How will those selected in the 2017 NFL Draft perform

In the last two years the Temple Owls have had six players selected in the NFL Draft, today i will be highlighting the 2017 cast of Owls making their way into the NFL. The 2017 NFL Draft was one of the most exciting drafts in recent memory. The Chicago Bears traded up to select Mitchell […] Temple Owls: How will those selected in the 2017 NFL Draft perform - Section 215 - Section...
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May 08, 2017

Barnaby’s in Havertown Just Burned Down

Oh no! Barnaby’s is no more after a two-alarm fire destroyed much of the building and the entire patio seating area this morning: Barnaby’s occupies an interesting space in my sports fandom– it’s where I watched the Eagles and Patriots in the Super Bowl. So I guess you can say this is the second time I’ve see it all go down in flames there. No word on what started the fire, but one...
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May 07, 2017

Buffalo Bills Take Temple OL Dion Dawkins With 63rd Pick

Dawkins and first-round pick Haason Reddick make Temple the first G5 school with two players drafted. After having the first defensive player from a Group of 5 school drafted in the first round, the Temple Owls also are the first G5 school to have two players selected as Dion Dawkins was the Buffalo Bills choice with the 63rd pick. Dawkins joins Arizona Cardinals top pick Haason...
Via Underdog Dynasty
April 28, 2017

Arizona Cardinals Select Temple Owls LB/DE Haason Reddick

Reddick joins former Temple Head Coach Bruce Arians in Arizona. Bruce Arians will always have an affection for the Temple Owls. That is why it is no shock that the Arizona Cardinals selected Haason Reddick with the 13th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Reddick is the first defensive player from a Group of 5 school to be selected in this year's NFL Draft. The Temple Owls star will...
Via Underdog Dynasty
April 27, 2017

Temple Owls Cherry and White Spring Game Recap

Freshman QB Todd Centeio’s late TD pass to Marshall Ellick gave Cherry a 17-14 win at Temple’s annual spring game. The weather nor the game was pretty when the Temple Owls took the field Saturday for their annual Cherry and White game as Cherry (GDQ) defeated White (TUFF), 17-14, at Chodoff Field. Freshman quarterback Todd Centeio connected with wide receiver Marshall Ellick on an...
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April 23, 2017

FAU Owls spring game recap: Owls look sloppy in Lane Kiffin’s debut

The good news is Jason Driskel looked really good. No really. Lane Kiffin’s spring debut at FAU ended with mixed results as the Defense defeated the Offense 62-33 to cap spring practice. Here was the scoring system for today’s spring game. I typically don’t take too much stock in spring games but the quarterback competition no longer looks like a forgone conclusion like I though...
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April 22, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Haason Reddick, Temple

Reddick has emerged as one of the top linebacker prospects in this year’s NFL draft. Haason Reddick- Linebacker, Temple Owls HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 237 ARM LENGTH: 32 3/4” HANDS: 10 1/8” PROJECTED ROUND: 1ST-2ND ROUND 40 YD DASH (NFL Combine): 4.52 seconds BENCH PRESS (NFL Combine): 24 reps VERTICAL (NFL Combine): 36.5” BROAD JUMP (NFL Combine): 133” 3 CONE DRILL (NFL Combine)...
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April 20, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Dion Dawkins, Temple

Dawkins has the ability to be great, and improved technique will make him a nightmare for defenders. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Dion Dawkins - Offensive Guard - Temple Owls HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 314 ARM LENGTH: 35” HANDS: 9 7/8” PROJECTION: 2ND ROUND 40 YD DASH (NFL Combine): 5.11 seconds BENCH PRESS (NFL Combine): 26 VERTICAL (NFL Combine): 26” BROAD JUMP (NFL Combine...
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April 20, 2017

Offensive line prospects for the New York Jets to keep an eye on

The New York Jets will select with the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft, barring a trade. The Jets have holes all over their roster, on both sides of the ball. Due to the lack of talent on the roster, expect the Jets to select the best player available with each selection. The Jets offensive line is probably one of the better units on the roster, which is a sad thing to say considering...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Wayne Hardin, former Temple and Navy Head Coach, Passes Away

Temple’s winningest coach passed away just days after being with the program during spring practices. Former Temple Owls and Navy Midshipmen coach Wayne Hardin died at the age of 91 on Wednesday. The College Football Hall of Famer suffered a stroke on Tuesday and passed away just days after being with the Owls during spring practices. Hardin spent 13 seasons as head coach for Temple...
Via Underdog Dynasty
April 13, 2017

Temple Owls: Hez Trahan talks about the Upcoming Season

As I Sit with Temple Owls’ redshirt junior defensive lineman Hez Trahan, I was lucky to get a couple questions answered from my old Roman Catholic classmate and friend. For as long as I have known Hez Trahan, he has not only been an amazing friend, but also an outstanding football player. In high school, […] Temple Owls: Hez Trahan talks about the Upcoming Season - Section 215 -...
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April 10, 2017
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