Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 2/14/14
Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Former Cardinal basketball player, Perrin Johnson, will tell you first hand that Temple University is in the worst neighborhood he’s ever been to.  Perrin also will swear that Temple’s campus is worse than that of the Memphis Tigers.  Temple has an enrollment of around 37,600 and their acceptance rate is about 67%.   Temple’s colors are Cherry and White.  Temple’s mascot is the Owl because of their dedication to providing night classes to those who are less fortunate.  Temple’s live Owl mascot is named Stella while their anthropomorphic owl mascot is named Hooter the Owl.  Temple has produced a wealth of useful citizens beginning with two of America’s greatest fathers. Bill Cosby was a Temple Owl in the early 60’s.  Cosby earned a track and field scholarship in 1961 after serving in the Navy.  Cos ran track and played fullback for the Owls in his tenure at Temple.  Bill Cosby is one of the greatest comedians to ever live an
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