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.
Four quarterbacks continued to compete for the starting job, and other notes from Temple’s spring football game.
The University of Florida used a nine-goal run in the first half to beat Temple 15-5 on Saturday at Howarth Field.
The Owls will finish off their spring schedule with Saturday's Cherry and White game at Chodoff Field.
South Florida shutout Temple, 4-0, on Wednesday in Orlando, Florida to beat the Owls for the second time this season and advance to the second round of the American Athletic Conference tournament.
The senior wideout caught four touchdowns in 2016.
After only two starters, returned, the Owls have qualified for back-to-back conference tournaments.
Tramaine Ellison, a track & field assistant coach, used to compete on the team in the early 2000s.
The team lost three starters at the position who all had 50 or more tackles last season.
The sophomore walk-on has quickly picked up the new position to steer the Owls’ Novice 4 boat.