The football team seeks to sustain its success while other programs look to emerge in The American.
Hairston, who didn't play defense until 2015, is the third Temple player selected in this year's draft and the sixth in the past two years.
He called himself a ‘no-star’ recruit before arriving at Temple in 2013.
The 2015 and 2016 recruiting classes are poised for breakout seasons next fall.
With spots open at linebacker, quarterback and on the offensive line, young players are looking to emerge.
The redshirt-junior tight end was surprised by his coach with a full scholarship after Saturday's Cherry and White football game at Chodoff Field.
The growing number of students living near Main Campus can have “competing interests” with the community, an administrator said.
The senior wideout caught four touchdowns in 2016.
The team lost three starters at the position who all had 50 or more tackles last season.