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NAVY’S ZACH ABEY EARNS MANNING AWARD QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK

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Navy QB Zach Abey

Zach Abey, a junior from Navy, has been selected as the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week. He earns the win over seven other Manning Award Stars of the Week in the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Facebook contest. Abey rushed 29 times for 214 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including a 75-yard scoring run in […]


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PHILADELPHIA REGION COLLEGE FOOTBALL RECAP – WEEK THREE

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ZACH BEDNARCZYK ACCOUNTED FOR THREE TOUCHDOWNS IN VILLANOVA'S 59-0 POUNDING OF LAFAYETTE (Villanova University photo)

Villanova took their tough loss to Temple last week out on Lafayette. The Wildcats trounced the Leopards 59-0 Saturday evening at Villanova Stadium. The ‘Cats scored in all three phases of the game and they outgained Lafayette 505 yards to 77. Tight end Ryan Bell caught a pair of touchdowns, Taurus Phillips returned a punt […]


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TEMPLE GETS A WIN OVER UMASS 29-21

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TEMPLE QURTERBACK LOGAN MARCHI THREW FOR THREE TOUCHDOWNS IN THE OWLS 29-21 WIN OVER UMASS. (Photo by Andy Lewis)

A thing of beauty, it wasn’t but the Temple Owls moved to 2-1 with a 29-21 win over the University of Massachusetts of Friday night at Lincoln Financial Field. “A win is a win,” said Temple head coach Geoff Collins. “The big thing we talked about all week was going 1-0 Friday night.” The Owls […]


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PHILADELPHIA REGION COLLEGE FOOTBALL RECAP – WEEK TWO

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WIDENER'S JORDAN POWELL HAD A PAIR OF DEFENSIVE TOUCHDOWNS IN THE PRIDE'S WIN OVER FDU-FLORHAM. (Widener photo)

Aaron Boumerhi kicked a 49-yard field goal with one-minute left to lift Temple to a 16-13 win over Villanova on Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field (read a full game story here). The Owls (1-1) host UMass on Friday night. While the Wildcats (1-1) look to bounce back in their home opener on Saturday night […]


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TEMPLE TOPS VILLANOVA 16-13

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TEMPLE AND VILLANOVA BATTLED AT THE LINC. THE OWLS WON 16-13 (Villanova photo)

After Temple saw a 13-point lead disappear, they rediscovered their offense just in time to pull out a 16-13 win over Villanova on Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field in the first game played between the area rivals since 2012. Aaron Boumerhi kicked a 49-yard field goal with one-minute left in the game after the […]


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PHILADELPHIA AREA COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 2 PREVIEW

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TEMPLE'S DELVON RANDALL (Photo from Delvon Randall's twitter page)

BY ROCK HOFFMAN COLLEGE FOOTBALL EDITOR It’s week two of the college football season and the teams that won are looking to build on that victory while those teams that tasted defeat in the season’s first game are looking to get on the winning track. The big game in the area for this week will […]


9 Sep 17 - College football - No CommentsRead More »


MOVING UP TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL IS NO EASY TASK

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Rich Stanzione talks about making jump to college football at Stetson University.

Former Williamstown quarterback and safety Rich Stanzione talks about making the adjustment of playing with other good players


5 Sep 17 - College football, Football, Football Training - No CommentsRead More »


PHILADELPHIA REGION COLLEGE FOOTBALL RECAP – WEEK ONE

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VILLANOVA'S MATT GUDZAK HAD 142 YARDS RUSHING NAD TWO TOUCHDOWNS IN THE WILDCATS WIN OVER LEHIGH (VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY PHOTO)

The Temple Owls opened the Geoff Collins era with a difficult task, a trip to Notre Dame, and the rebuilding Owls were no match for the Fighting Irish, who are coming off of a 4-8 season and start this year with their head coach, Brian Kelly, firmly on the hot seat. The Irish offense gashed […]


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EAGLES FINISH PRESEASON, START TO FORM 53-MAN ROSTER FOR 2017

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Eagles DT Beau Allen is all smiles at his locker after getting to play real football with his teammates for first time since last April.
Photo by Al Thompson

The Eagles-Jets matchup Thursday night was witnessed at a Metlife Stadium that was about 25 percent full.
The Birds lost 16-10 and finished the preseason 2-2.
The game was a dud but there were still reasons to pay attention that could impact the regular season roster. Here are five reasons.


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KYLE FRIEND WANTS TO BE ANOTHER NFL SURVIVOR

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Former Temple standout center Kyle Friend is trying to catch on with the Steelers. He may be tipping the scales at 320 pounds .
Photo by Al Thompson

Friend was deemed too short for major college football coming out of Mechanicsburg (PA) High School in 2011 where he was a two-time first team All-State lineman. But he was generously listed at 6-foot-2 and no D-1 schools came calling except Temple.
Friend proved the big schools wrong by becoming a four-year starter for the Owls and the face of head coach Matt Rhule’s program turnaround from doormat to national relevance.
Friend is hoping to find a home in Pittsburgh with the Steelers and prove all the teams that passed on him were wrong.


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