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2016 Schedule
1st in American Athletic - East

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston College and Temple announce a home-and-home series, with the two teams meeting in Chestnut Hill in 2018 and Philadelphia in 2021. The former Big East rivals have met 37 times previously, and Temple is the former home of BC head coach Steve Addazio.

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4dPhil Steele

American forecast: Houston (probably) won't lose

Houston enjoyed unprecedented success in coach Tom Herman's first season. Can the Cougars keep it going? And who might challenge them from the American's East division?

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17dAdam Rittenberg

CFB schedules: Good, bad and say what?!?

From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.

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The American's 12 most important players in 2016

The American made a splash as Houston and Temple enjoyed successful seasons. Both quarterbacks are back for those squads. Which other players are indispensable in the conference?

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50dStaff

AAC confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do coaches think 2016 will go in the AAC? Opposing coaches dish, anonymously, on why Greg Ward Jr. is dominant, how Temple is dangerous and much more from the American Athletic Conference.

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57dJesse Temple

Must-win game: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State's surprise loss to Temple last season ramps up the importance of their Sept. 17 rematch at Beaver Stadium.

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81dTom VanHaaren

Rutgers to hold satellite camp with OSU, Temple

The Rutgers staff will hold a New Jersey satellite camp with Ohio State and Temple on June 8, the same date and time as a Michigan camp taking place 30 miles away.

Stats & Info

Owls leave their mark

Temple tied a school record for players drafted with three selections in the 2016 NFL draft. Tavon Young became the first Owl taken off the board since 2012 when the Ravens nabbed him with the sixth pick in the fourth round.

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Highlights: Tyler Matakevich

The Steelers added a productive linebacker in Round 7, grabbing the former Temple Owl. Check out some of Matakevich's best highlights.

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Highlights: Matt Ioannidis

Washington grabbed the former Temple defensive tackle midway through Round 5. Check out some of Ioaniddis' best highlights.

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Highlights: Tavon Young

The Ravens opted for the former Temple cornerback with a pick early in Round 4. Check out some of Young's best highlights.

Team Stats

Passing Yards215.572nd
Rushing Yards153.690th
Points For30.856th
Points Against19.216th