Temple Rumors & News

  • Penn State actually buried the Temple game tape with a shovel

    CBS Sports "Teams and players have talked about burning or burying game film before; usually statement like this are a metaphor for moving past a bad performance. But after Penn State lost to Temple for the first time since 1941, the performance was so bad that the Nittany Lions' captains actually buried the..." September 08

  • Temple receiver Robby Anderson is cleared to return

    Philly.com "Robby Anderson was a difference maker at wide receiver for Temple in 2013 before he was ruled academically ineligible last season. Now he is eligible to play again this year. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound Anderson successfully completed summer courses at Temple and the coaching staff received word..." August 04

  • Source: Temple, coach Matt Rhule agree to contract extension

    SI - College Football "Temple and head football coach Matt Rhule have agreed to a contract extension through 2021, a source told Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel. Rhule led the Owls to a 6-6 record in 2014, his second season as the team's head coach. In his first season, the team finished 2-10. " June 29

  • Lawyer: Temple won’t punish Owls facing felony assault charges

    College Football Talk "While facing rather significant charges in the judicial system, two members of the Temple football program apparently don’t have to worry about the same from the university’s form of justice — for now, at least. The attorney for Owl players Haason Reddick and Dion Dawkins, James Funt, told the..." June 09

  • 2 Temple football players to face aggravated-assault trial

    Philly.com "TWO TEMPLE FOOTBALL players will face trial on felony aggravated assault and conspiracy charges and related misdemeanor charges in connection with an off-campus fight at a North Philly nightclub earlier this year, a Common Pleas judge ruled yesterday. Haason Reddick, 20, of Camden, and Dion..." June 08

  • Jennings among three welcomed by Rhule at Temple

    Philly.com "Wide receiver Adonis Jennings, who transferred to Temple after playing one season at the University of Pittsburgh, is now on campus but coach Matt Rhule isn’t sure whether he will be eligible this season. Jennings was among three players who Rhule used Twitter to welcome on Monday. “Welcome..." May 12

  • Falsely accused of rape, Temple’s Praise Martin-Oguike gets another year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "After being exonerated through the legal system, Praise Martin-Oguike is now getting another chance to extend his collegiate football career as well. In June of 2012, Martin-Oguike was hit with a litany of charges, including aggravated assault, forcible rape, sexual assault, unlawful restraint..." March 31

  • Former Temple star Matt Brown charged with human trafficking

    Baltimore Sun "Two men — one of them a former Temple running back who is the son of a prominent Baltimore lawyer — were charged with prostituting three underage teenagers, police said. Matthew Warren Brown, 25, son of defense attorney Warren Brown, and Anthony Leon Eley, Jr., were arrested on human..." March 22

  • Two Temple University football players surrender to police

    Philly.com "Two Temple University football players who are accused of assaulting a fellow student earlier this year surrendered to police Monday night to face charges, reports said. Dion Dawkins and Haason Reddick allegedly attacked a fellow student on Jan. 17 at a party in Northern Liberties, according to..." March 17

  • LB E.J. Levenberry transfers to UConn; WR Adonis Jennings transfers to Temple

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two former four-star recruits – linebacker E.J. Levenberry and wide receiver Adonis Jennings – have found new homes in the AAC via transfer. Levenberry, who was the 110th-best recruit in the country in the 2013 class, is heading to UConn after transferring out of Florida State in January...." March 16

  • ‘It’s either gonna be Rutgers or Temple’ for transferring Pitt WR

    College Football Talk "It appears a transferring Pittsburgh wide receiver has narrowed his choices for potential landing spots down to two. Just when he’ll whittle them down to one, though, remains to be seen. Late last week, Adonis Jennings announced via social media that he had decided to take his leave of the..." January 17

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Gator TE Colin Thompson reportedly transferring to Temple

    Philly.com "FORMER ARCHBISHOP Wood tight end Colin Thompson is transferring to Temple after two injury-plagued seasons at Florida, sources familiar with the situation confirmed. Rated as one of the top players at his position in the recruiting class of 2012, he never caught a pass for the Gators. He played..." July 23

  • UAB offers Temple commit Jordan Herrera, among other south Florida prospects

    Alabama "UAB signed one south Florida player for its 2014 recruiting class in Deerfield Beach running back Aeron McNeal. Look for that number to increase this year. Head coach Bill Clark said on National Signing Day that recruiting that area would be a priority. Offensive coordinator Bryant Vincent..." February 25

  • Former Owls QB joins staff as wide-receivers coach

    Philly.com "UNTIL YESTERDAY, there was no record of any former Temple football player returing to his alma mater to become a full-time assistant coach. Adam DiMichele can now say he's the first. The former Owls quarterback joined Matt Rhule's staff a year ago as a graduate assistant working with..." February 08

  • Temple WR coach Terry Smith will join Penn State staff

    College Football Talk "Temple wide receivers coach Terry Smith will join James Franklin’s staff at Penn State, according to a report on Sunday from CoachingSearch.com. Smith, a graduate of Penn State, spent one season with the Owls following 11 seasons as head coach of Gateway High School in Monroeville,..." January 19

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