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Temple Owls’ Midseason Report Card

Here’s what we know about the 2014 Temple Owls: Nothing. Okay, that’s not entirely accurate. I just wanted to be dramatic. We do know a little, but we don’t really know that much. We know the Owls won four of their first five games. Temple erupted out of the gate to beat Vanderbilt in a defensive clinic when its defense caused seven turnovers and made the Commodores look...
Via AAC Football Fever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple Owls at Houston Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Temple Owls and Houston Cougars will face off against one another in a match-up of two schools from the American Athletic Conference. Temple (4-1) and Houston (3-3) will each be looking to earn a win in this one. Coverage of the game between Temple and Houston will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 9:00 pm ET from TDECU Stadium in Houston, TX. The Odds...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Heat Check Time for Temple’s Youth

Owls are wise. To possess wisdom, you usually have to be old. Not all owls are old. Take, for instance, the Temple Owls‘ players. They’re really, really young. Just how young are they? The Owls are the youngest team in the AAC and one of the youngest in the nation. Photo used courtesy of Consider this: Temple’s starting offense has a grand total of one...
Via AAC Football Fever
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple Defeats Tulsa to go 4-1 on Season

Philadelphia PA: On Saturday October 11 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Temple Owls hosted Tulsa Golden Hurricanes in Temple’s Homecoming game. Tulsa comes into game off a loss tom Colorado State, while Temple comes into game off their Bye week. Temple won the toss and received the ball to begin the game.  […]
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Temple Owls Season Update: Are The Owls Ready To Fly Yet?

In the world of college football the usual stories are all about the power five conferences and teams that have won big in the past. I always like to show the “little guys” some love every once in a while because after all they are out there playing 12 games a year as well despite not being recognized on a national stage.One of those teams that have a historically bad past is...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How Quickly Matt Rhule Has Changed Temple

During training camp, I wrote that Temple’s three biggest weaknesses were its offensive line, its wide receivers, and its defense. You’d think that by now I’d have written a new article righting my wrongs. But instead, I just seem to make a point in every one of my articles about how wrong I was. Photo used courtesy of This was partially because I didn’t...
Via AAC Football Fever
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple’s Defense Is in a Fantasy World

Temple’s defense is unreal. Photo used courtesy of In all three wins this year, the Owls’ defense has outscored their opponents’ offense. I’ll say that again: In all three wins this year, Temple’s defense has outscored their opponents’ offense. Temple’s defense has been more offensively productive than any running back or wide receiver in the AAC this year...
Via AAC Football Fever
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ticket preview for 5 biggest AAC games in Week 5

Here is a breakdown of the top five games of Week 5 of the 2014 NCAA Football season involving an American Athletic Conference team: Temple Owls @ UConn Huskies | 4:00 PM EST @ Rentschler Field | Average Ticket Price = $45 | Get-In Price = $22 We’ll start off with the only intra-conference matchup The Temple Owls will play their first conference game of the year as they face off...
Via The Student Section
27 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn, Temple Coaches To Wear Coach To Cure MD Patch

This Saturday when the UConn Huskies and Temple Owls coaches take the field at the Rent, they will do so wearing Coach To Cure MD patches. Not only will the UConn and Temple coaches be wearing the patches but also all coaches of American Athletic Conference teams will do so too. The arm patches raise awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Approximately 10,000 college coaches at...
Via Sox and Dawgs
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple’s Irreplaceable Player: John Christopher

In the NFL, play-by-play announcers like to call players like Darren Sproles a “swiss army knife.” It’s become an annoying cliché but it refers to his versatility—he can play as a running back as well as catch passes out of the backfield and return punts and kicks. Photo used courtesy of You see, that’s chump change. If Sproles is a swiss army knife, Temple’s...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Owls skate past Delaware State

After dropping their home-opener a couple weeks ago, the Temple Owls made a huge statement as they plowed through the Delaware State Hornets by the final score of 59-0. It was off to the races with no looking back as the Temple dominated from the very minute they stepped on the field. After a strong defensive stand to start the game, Temple’s Samuel Benjamin blocked Delaware State’s...
Via Total Sports Live
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

John Chaney statue unveiled at Temple University’s Liacouras Center

Tweet   From 1982-2006 John Chaney patrolled the sideline as head coach for the Temple Owls men’s basketball team. His teams won six Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament titles and advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament five times. Chaney received the Henry Iba Award (Coach of the Year) twice and compiled a 516-253 record...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Temple Owls to eliminate seven varsity sports

In an effort to alleviate some financial shortfalls, Temple University's Board of Trustees approved a recommendation from athletic director Kevin Clark on Friday to eliminated its baseball, softball, men's crew, women's rowing, men's gymnastics, and men's indoor/outdoor track and field teams. This is according to Joey Cranney of The Temple News student newspaper...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Temple Owls To Debut New Under Armour Basketball Uniforms With Wings On Shorts

Temple hosts Texas tomorrow at noon at the Wells Fargo Center as the Owls look to win their fourth straight game. For the matchup, which will be televised on ESPNU, the Owls will be sporting new Under Armour uniforms, per Darren Rovell: Temple debuting this uniform tomorrow from Under Armour — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) December 6, 2013 New Temple...
Via College Spun
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Temple's Wyatt says thumb OK, ready for Indiana

Temple star guard Khalif Wyatt says his injured left thumb should not be a problem when the Owls play top-seeded Indiana in the NCAA tournament. The Atlantic 10's player of the year got hurt in the second half of Friday's win over North Carolina State. He came out briefly to get his thumb taped and scored 31 points as the Owls advanced to face the Hoosiers. Wyatt said Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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