Football

the Philadelphia skyline at night.
Temple experts can discuss this year’s NFL Draft in Philadelphia
Type: News Story
With the NFL Draft quickly approaching, Temple experts are your go-to source for numerous topics on this year’s draft.
April 11, 2017
A group of students cheering at a Temple athletic event.
Cherry On
Type: News Story
This weekend marks an epic weekend for Temple sports—football vs. USF, two soccer games and Temple lacrosse will host the 10th annual Philly 5 Tournament.
October 20, 2016
Coach Rhule in the locker room after football’s tenth win over UConn.
Matt Rhule to remain as Temple football coach
Type: News Story
Matt Rhule agrees to lead the Temple football team through the 2021 season.
December 7, 2015
Temple football players running on to the field.
Football players earn honors
Type: News Story
Temple scores more first-team all-conference honors than any other team in the AAC.
December 4, 2015
Fans at Homecoming 2015
Relive Homecoming 2015
Type: News Story
To experience the excitement of Homecoming 2015, watch our highlight video.
October 12, 2015
Terrance Knighton: From Temple Made to the Super Bowl
Type: News Story
The Super Bowl is going to get some #CherryOn—again. When defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, CLA '09, takes the field for the Denver Broncos on Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, he'll be the sixth former Owl to play in a Super Bowl in the last 10 years. "Temple molded…the character I have now," said Knighton, the Owls' captain in his senior year.
January 29, 2014
Lessons on American football help international students become part of the crowd
Type: News Story
To help Temple's growing international student population get acclimated to their new home, the Office of International Admissions offered "Football 101," an hour-long tutorial designed to introduce new students to the rules the game and increase international student participation in sports-related activities.
September 17, 2013
Keep Calm and Cherry On: Owls ready for home opener
Type: News Story
Temple Student Government has launched Cherry On Fridays, a student-driven effort to encourage all members of the Temple community to wear cherry and white on Fridays. The idea is gaining momentum, with several events planned in advance of the football team’s American Athletic Conference debut at noon Saturday vs. Houston.
September 5, 2013
Matt Rhule named new head football coach
Type: News Story
During a Dec. 17 press conference, Temple Athletics Director Bill Bradshaw officially introduced Matt Rhule as the Owls' new head football coach. Rhule, who has 15 seasons of coaching experience, is returning to Temple after serving as assistant offensive line coach with the NFL's New York Giants. He has served as an assistant coach at Temple from 2006-2011.
December 19, 2012
Temple and Villanova rivalry among the area’s best
Type: In the Media
August 31, 2012
Spirit reaches tipping point with Temple Mayor's Cup victory
Type: News Story
Cherry and White dominated Lincoln Financial Field Friday as 32,000 gathered to watch Temple football capture a decisive victory over crosstown rival Villanova in the final installment of the Mayor's Cup series. Temple fans, clearly constituting a majority of the crowd, filled much of the stadium's lower level and crowded the parking lot for tailgating prior to the game.
September 4, 2012
Owls kick off football season with "Temple TUFF"
Type: In the Media
August 26, 2011
Addazio brings Temple football to the next era
Type: In the Media
August 31, 2011
Passion is in the playbook for new head football coach
Type: News Story
As the Owls prepare for their season opener, Coach Addazio reflected on his coaching philosophy, Temple’s rising appeal and efforts to grow the Owls' fan base.
August 24, 2011
Football makes headlines as program on the rise
Type: News Story
Three decades after its last bowl appearance — a 28-17 victory over California on Dec. 15, 1979 in the now-defunct Garden State Bowl — Temple’s football team stands on the brink of a return trip to college football’s version of the postseason.
November 19, 2009
Owls spread holiday cheer
Type: News Story
They’re a little bigger than Santa’s elves, but 11 Temple football players still had fun spreading holiday cheer to children in the oncology wing at St. Christopher’s Hospital in North Philadelphia on Wednesday evening.
December 19, 2008