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Stingy defense fueling Kent State

Lincoln Financial Field will host the two top-ranked defensive units in the Mid-American Conference this weekend. Points will be hard to come by when Temple faces Kent State (3-7 overall, 1-5 MAC) Saturday at noon in the Owls’ final home game of the season.…

Lions come roaring to Linc Saturday

All of the elements crashed down upon Al Golden in the week leading up to Temple’s game against Penn State last season. Golden, a three-year letter winner as a player for the Nittany Lions from 1989 to 1991, was showered with questions about his return to Happy Valley only minutes after the Owls lost to Central Michigan last November.…

Linemen keep Charlton on his feet

Playing against a team boasting more sacks per game than any team in the nation, it was reasonable to believe Temple quarterback Vaughn Charlton would see his fair share of the turf Saturday.…

Lions blank Owls again

A year removed from a loss to Penn State in Happy Valley, the Owls attracted 69,029 to Lincoln Financial Field for their highly-anticipated rematch with the Nittany Lions Saturday. Despite playing in front of the largest home crowd in the program’s history, the Owls exited the field Saturday with the same empty feeling they had after their loss last November.…

Offense disappears in loss to Ohio

ATHENS, OHIO – The streak is over. After winning three straight games for the first time in 17 years, the Owls couldn’t muster enough offensive firepower to secure a fourth consecutive victory in a 23-7 loss to Ohio at Peden Stadium Friday night.…

DiMichele Down

It doesn’t seem just that such bad news could come out of Temple’s third straight win Saturday. But, it was a little tougher to smile over Temple’s 24-17 victory over Miami of Ohio remembering that starting quarterback and redshirt junior Adam DiMichele broke his leg in the second quarter.…

Galette thriving in new position

When Junior Galette was asked to make a significant position switch over the offseason, he abided without any hesitation. While some players might have been skeptical of such a conversion, Galette took on coach Al Golden’s mission, switching from linebacker to defensive end.…

Adding color to a white profession

Turner Gill tried for years to stake claim as a college football head coach. During his 13 seasons serving as an assistant at Nebraska, Gill had constructed an impressive resume. ESPN rated Gill one of the nation’s top 10 recruiters in 2000 and 2001.…

RedHawks ‘playing with confidence’

Miami (Ohio) senior running back Austin Sykes helped make the RedHawks’ Homecoming game a special one last weekend. The Allegheny County-native rushed for a career-high 124 yards and scored two touchdowns to help guide the Mid-American Conference East Division-leading RedHawks (4-3 overall, 3-0 MAC) to a 47-14 win over Bowling Green at Yager Stadium last Saturday.…

DiMichele fueling offense, comebacks

AKRON, Ohio – The Temple defense ranks second among the 13-team Mid-American Conference. The unit held Akron to 297 yards of total offense in the Owls’ 24-20 victory last Saturday at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio.…