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Temple Owls Photos

Temple Owls Photos

  1. FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich (8) in action against Connecticut offensive linesman Tyler Samra (60) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn. Temple brings back almost every key player from a defense that was 11th in the nation in yards per play. Led by Matakevich and DE Praise Martin-Oguike, Temple should contend for the American East Division title. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

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    In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, photo, Temple University football player Praise Martin-Oguike listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. The defensive end from Temple lost two years of his college football career after being charged in May 2012 with raping a female student. Not until 18 months had past, after he had been kicked off the team and out of school did, did prosecutors find evidence on the accuser's cell phone supporting Martin-Oguike's claims of innocence. With jury selection for his trial in progress, the charges were dismissed. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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  2. In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, photo, Temple University football player Praise Martin-Oguike poses for a photograph in Philadelphia. The defensive end from Temple lost two years of his college football career after being charged in May 2012 with raping a female student. Not until 18 months had past, after he had been kicked off the team and out of school did, did prosecutors find evidence on the accuser's cell phone supporting Martin-Oguike's claims of innocence. With jury selection for his trial in progress, the charges were dismissed. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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    In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, photo, Temple University football player Praise Martin-Oguike poses for a photograph in Philadelphia. The defensive end from Temple lost two years of his college football career after being charged in May 2012 with raping a female student. Not until 18 months had past, after he had been kicked off the team and out of school did, did prosecutors find evidence on the accuser's cell phone supporting Martin-Oguike's claims of innocence. With jury selection for his trial in progress, the charges were dismissed. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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  3. PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Running back Chris Hairston #22 of the East Carolina Pirates runs the ball and is tackled by Sean Chandler #3 and Michael Felton #31 of the Temple Owls on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Owls defeated the Pirates 20-10 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Tight end Colin Thompson #86 of the Temple Owls catches a pass and is tackled by Montese Overton #51 and Zeek Bigger #44 of the East Carolina Pirates on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Owls defeated the Pirates 20-10 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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  4. PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Nate D Smith #35 and Will Hayes #32 of the Temple Owls react after recovering a fumble against the East Carolina Pirates on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Owls defeated the Pirates 20-10 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Nate D Smith #35 and Will Hayes #32 of the Temple Owls react after recovering a fumble against the East Carolina Pirates on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Owls defeated the Pirates 20-10 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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  5. PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Marc Tyson #39, Sean Chandler #3, Zack Bambary #80, Tyler Matakevich #8, Brandon Shippen #17 and Kyle Friend #79 of the Temple Owls stand for the fight song at the end of the game after the Owls defeated the East Carolina Pirates 20-10 on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 1: Brandon Shippen #17 and Tavon Young #1 of the Temple Owls react after defeating the East Carolina Pirates 20-10 on November 1, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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