…but I cramped up.
For real, though, great game.Will Cummings and Anthony Lee both stepped up in a huge way down the stretch and the rest of the supporting cast did their jobs admirably. It got a little - okay, a lot, - hairy at times but a win is a win is a win.
I don’t know if I think this team will be good but I’m starting to believe that they won’t be downright dreadful and I take a strange solace in that.
Also, Stella the Owl rules. Probably the greatest thing to come out of the Neil Theobald era so far.
This is not okay.
Not only is it a terribly unfunny, unwitty piece of flaming garbage, it has absolutely no place in a November non-conference game against a MAC school.
Rollouts are not an AAC thing. Rollouts are not a Temple thing. Rollouts are a Big 5 thing.
Please don’t try to co-opt it and make it something it isn’t.
PS. if you’re going to steal a Big 5 tradition and pass it off as your own then bring back streamers.
Temple’s athletic department just put out the release that fifth-year senior wideout Ryan Alderman has been named a finalist for the 2013 Wuerffel Trophy.
The Wuerffel Trophy honors the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement.
He has 385 yards and two touchdowns on 28 catches. He also has a 3.59 GPA, volunteers at youth football camps and rescues kittens from trees in his spare time.
It’s going to be a comically long season for Owls fans everywhere.
If they lose to Towson on Thursday night I’m probably going to set something on fire.
Kent State took the lead with 4:40 to go thanks to a Mark Henniger layup. Temple had plenty of opportunities to take control of the game again but came up tragically short each and every time. The Golden Flashes finished the game with a 22-10 run to ice it.
Remember how low you feel now because it’ll make it that much sweeter when Temple knocks off Louisville or UConn later this year.
I spent the morning scouring the interwebs to find out exactly what Fran Dunphy might have up his sleeve with the early signing period looming. While I didn’t find much I did find this awesome quote from Jack Forbes’ godmother via Owls 24/7.
“I just want to make it clear that Jackson absolutely loved Coach Dunphy,” Jackson’s godmother told me. “Coach Dunphy was great throughout the entire process along with Coach Duke. When I sat down with Jackson, we talked about the rich history of Temple’s basketball program dating back to the days with John Chaney. At the end of the day, Temple was a close number 2.”
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride.
In case you’re wondering, Dunphy has just one recruit poised to sign his LOI this week.