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Which Temple Players Have NFL Potential?

As the NFL Combine came to a close yesterday, most who are interested were wondering three things: 1. How did quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota fare? 2. Which player in the Combine had the best 40 time? and 3. Which Temple Owl looked like a first round lock? Just kidding. It actually isn’t likely that Temple sees any players selected in this year’s NFL Draft. Of...
Via AAC Football Fever
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

American Athletic Conference Weekly Football Honors – Dec. 8

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly football honors for the final week of the college football regular season. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEKBreshad Perriman • Jr. • WR • UCF • Lithonia, Ga. Perriman highlighted a big night by catching a 51-yard Hail Mary for a touchdown at the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple football: Victory overshadows poor offensive play

At a rainy and cold Lincoln Financial Field the Temple Owls topped the No. 21 ranked East Carolina University Pirates. The last time Temple beat a nationally ranked team was in 1988 when they beat No. 14 Virginia Tech 28-24, and the victory against ECU also gives Temple their first home win against a nationally ranked team ever. But for Temple, defense was once again the deciding...
Via isportsweb.com
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple football: Are they in it for the long haul?

Going into the 2014 Temple football season, Owl fans expected a better performance out of their team. But was anybody expecting a 4-1 record and a shared first place in the American? Temple has rebounded its football program, and behind the leadership of Tyler Matakevich and P.J. Walker the Owls have made a statement in the American, mainly through their defense. Temple is fourth...
Via isportsweb.com
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Mistakes Help Temple to 36-10 Win

UConn QB #10 Chandler Whitmer is sacked by Temple’s Tyler Matakevich and Nate Smith for a safety in the third quarter on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. “We are taking turns with young guys doing bonehead things, which they will eventually stop doing.” Bob Diaco’s UConn Huskies team once again shot themselves in the foot with big mistakes...
Via Sox and Dawgs
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple wins its AAC opener, 36-10 over UConn

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) P.J. Walker threw for 231 yards and a touchdown, ran for another and Temple's opportunistic defense scored two touchdowns and added a safety as the Owls won their American Athletic Conference opener with an 36-10 win over Connecticut on Saturday. The Owls (3-1, 1-0) benefited from a 93-yard interception return for a score on the opening drive of the game...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple football: Previewing the linebackers

When talking about the linebacker position for Temple football, one name will always come up in that conversation; Tyler Matakevich. The 6”-1′ 230 lb. junior linebacker from Stratford, CT stuck out last season for Temple. He was arguably the best player for the Owls all year long and proved that he was a leader not only on the field but also on the sidelines. Tyler Matakevich...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Report: Tyler Matakevich Named to All-AAC Team

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich has been named to the American Athletic Conference’s first team , all conference defense on Wednesday. Matakevich, is the only Temple player to be named on either the first or second team American Athletic Conference all conference teams. Matakevich had an impressive season as a sophomore leading the AAC in total tackles with 137 and...
Via Total Sports Live
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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