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At 1-9, Back to the Drawing Board

After the football team snapped its 20-game losing streak with a win over Bowling Green Oct. 28, coach Al Golden tried to downplay the victory as much as possible. Golden told reporters that “we shouldn’t be shutting down Broad Street just yet.” He told his players that if they let the victory go to their heads, they might suffer a major letdown against their next opponent.…

Recruit flying high in senior season

After rushing for 143 yards on 19 carries, scoring three touchdowns and forcing a fumble Saturday, Daryl Robinson exited Frankford Stadium with a frown on his face. “A cheap shot man,” Robinson explained.…

Immobile offense dooms the Owls in Happy Valley

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – For a few plays, it looked as if the football team had found a way to contain Penn State running back Tony Hunt. Hunt’s first three touches resulted in a one-yard loss, a three-yard setback and a carry for no gain.…

Owls take a beating from Central Michigan

One week after winning its first game in nearly two years and spending time in the national spotlight, the Temple football team came crashing back down to reality Saturday. The fall was swift.…

Streaking no more

The sun managed to shine over Lincoln Financial field as the game clock approached zero and an unfamiliar Saturday celebration commenced. Band conductors were replaced by players in pads, while others with helmets held high and in hand, supplemented the sound of the fight song along side the student section.…

‘Big Play Travis’ sparks offense, special teams

Each Memorial Day weekend, Travis Shelton engages in a footrace with his cousin Devin Hester, the Chicago Bears rookie kick returner, at their annual family reunion. Two years ago Hester took home the top honors, but last summer Shelton edged out the former Miami Hurricanes standout.…

Schooled in English

The football team’s game plan against Northern Illinois Saturday called for the offense to stay on the field as much as possible in an effort to keep Garret Wolfe, the Huskies’ Heisman Trophy candidate, off the field.…

N. Illinois’ Heisman hopeful will dash past Owls

The words ‘Heisman Trophy’ and ‘Temple’ likely don’t belong in the same sentence. But in four days, a frontrunner for college football’s top honor will host the 0-7 Owls. And the chips likely won’t be stacked in Temple’s corner.Enter Northern Illinois running back Garrett Wolfe.…

Latest loss pushes streak into top 10

A week after the football team took its first lead of the season, the Owls again drove up the field on their opening drive against Clemson and booted a field goal for a 3-0 advantage.…

A defining first drive for Owls

Five games of futility were wiped away on one drive Saturday. The football team struggled mightily through its first five contests of the season. But in one drive – a three-play, 58-yard march that culminated in a touchdown – against Kent State, there was a marked momentum shift between the Owls’ other losses and their 28-17 defeat to the Golden Flashes last weekend.…