The Owls’ ground game was stellar last year, but the air attack struggled. Similarly, the defense stifled the run last season but was vulnerable to the pass.
Villanova, the reigning FCS champions, return to the Linc.
The Owls defense will need to replace production from four starters – two linebackers, a tackle and a safety.
Coach Al Golden can choose from three quarterbacks for the starting job. He said there is no frontrunner.
Wide receivers coach Rob Spence and defensive line coach Jethro Franklin have joined Al Golden’s staff after observing the team’s positive atmosphere.
Team manager Michel’Le Daughtry was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in July 2008 and then again this past September. She underwent a bone marrow transplant in January and is in recovery. Temple’s football team will hold its annual bone marrow drive Wednesday with her in their minds.
Fresh off the most successful season in 30 years, Temple Coach Al Golden and his staff entered the offseason intent on not resting on their laurels.
Instead of sitting back and enjoying the time off before spring practice, Golden preached to his staff and players that the work was only going to get harder now that they’ve achieved some success, Golden told reporters and fans at his Signing Day press conference.…
Although the football team lost to Ohio Friday, it is almost a foregone conclusion that the Owls are headed to a bowl game. That said, I think it’s time to get something out in the open that has been eating away at me for most of the season.…
The football team could be invited to one of four bowl games since the Owls’ bowl win in 1979.
Coach Al Golden and the football team completed a four-year journey from a 1-11 season in 2006 to a nine-game winning streak and likely bowl berth.