The team lost three starters at the position who all had 50 or more tackles last season.
Hardin coached the Owls from 1970-82, leading the program to its first bowl win and 10-win season.
Jaelin Robinson didn’t play football until his senior season at Wilbur Cross High School.
Former defensive lineman Haason Reddick was a walk-on when he came to Temple in 2012.
Mike Jones earned all-conference honors at North Carolina Central University before coming to Temple.
With a new coaching staff and positions up for grabs, Temple opened its spring camp on March 20.
Five quarterbacks are vying to replace Phillip Walker as the starter.
The former running back scored 37 total touchdowns during the past two seasons.