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Defense switches formation

This is a time of change for the football team. The Owls unveiled new jerseys and helmets earlier this summer. They begin their inaugural Mid-American Conference season Friday. They also have changed their defense.…

Offensive line bulks up

If there’s one player in coach Al Golden’s mind who embodies the envisioned turnaround of Temple’s football program, it’s Alex Derenthal. And if there’s one aspect that might be the key to the offense, it’s the offensive line Derenthal leads.…

Returning players seek revenge vs. Navy

42-6. That was the final score of Temple’s last game, the season finale at Navy last year. This year, that score has been drilled into the heads of the players as they prepare to take on the Midshipmen Friday at Lincoln Financial Field.…

The Owls are slated to finish 6th in the East.

Al Golden’s preached it since the day he became Temple’s 24th coach.The signs hanging in Edberg-Olsen Hall serve as a friendly reminder to any player who somehow missed his message. The football team, 1-11 last season, has its eyes set on winning the Mid-American Conference.…

Taking Control

No more excuses. After two years toiling as an affiliate league member, the football team has finally found a home as a full member of the Mid-American Conference. “It means everything,” coach Al Golden said about the team’s first season in the MAC.…

Vets adjust to camp’s demands

Red-shirt juniors Alex Derenthal and Leyon Azubuike are two of more than 20 players who participated in a Temple football training camp before coach Al Golden arrived on campus on Dec.…

Position battles still hot as camp winds down

Pieces of the puzzle are starting to come together for the football team. But even 18 days into fall practice, the picture is not completely clear. Second-year coach Al Golden and the rest of his coaching staff are determined to find the group of players who give the Owls their best chance to improve on last season’s 1-11 record.…

Seifert inks contract with Cincinnati Bengals

Those aspirations to become a marine biologist have been put on hold for now. Elliot Seifert, an offensive tackle who would like to work as a marine biologist one day, signed with the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday after going undrafted in last weekend’s NFL Draft.…

Fighting for job security

There is a new competitive edge emanating from the football team this season. In the annual intra-squad Cherry and White Game, the White team edged the Cherry team, 17-14, at the Ambler Sports Complex Saturday.…