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Football team announces ‘07 recruiting class

Al Golden thinks the foundation is in place. Now, he believes, the cornerstones of Temple’s football program are ready to be laid. “There’s only one goal,” he said. “If you walk in the building, [you’ll see] it’s to win the [Mid-American Conference] title.…

High school flashback: A friendly local rival outduels QB DiMichele

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – In 2004, Adam DiMichele and Anthony Morelli were two Western Pennsylvania high school quarterbacks with the talent to back up the prestige. DiMichele, headed for Penn State as a defensive back, was a speedy three-sport star and the all-time leading passer in the Western Pennsylvania Athletic Conference at Sto-Rox High.…

Owls fall in season finale

Annapolis, Md. – Navy’s running backs were not the only group that got a workout Saturday. The Midshipmen in the stands also got in quite a few reps, doing push-ups after each of Navy’s six touchdowns.…

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.…