Posted December 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
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From Joe Paterno to Tom Coughlin, Matt Rhule has been mentored by some of the winningest coaches in football. Now, Rhule gets a chance to apply all of it at Temple. Rhule, 37, who will leave his post as assistant offensive line coach with the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants to take over the Owls, was formally introduced on Monday on campus, after agreeing to a contract over the weekend. He has 15 seasons of coaching experience, and is a former linebacker at Penn State. He will replace Steve Addazio, who left Temple earlier this month to take the same post at Boston College. Addazio was with the Owls for just two years. ''We had a diverse and talented pool of candidates and an overwhelming amount of interest, but one person distinguished himself from the rest - Matt Rhule,'' Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw said. ''Matt is the perfect person to take Temple Football to the next level.'' The Owls are coming off a 4-7 season, in which they ...
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