Temple tops traditional powers for LB

High three-star outside linebacker Buddy Brown (Williamstown, N.J.) decided to play for the Owls, according to multiple sources.

His other offers included Arizona, Arizona State, Boston College, Duke, Georgia Tech, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi State, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, South Florida, UCF, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

UConn, Florida, Michigan State, South Carolina, Stanford and Tennessee also recruited the 6-foot-2, 205-pound rising senior.

Brown had 84 tackles, six sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a junior.

Temple has eight players on board for 2013, including four three-star prospects.