Tune into WIP in the Delaware Valley, as almost sports fans in the region do, and you might never know that Temple plays football. Amid all of the Eagles talk, and a bit here-and-there about the Phillies, Sixers, and Flyers, and maybe Villanova hoops, the hosts might not hear from more than a handful of callers each fall who want to talk about the Owls. That may not a bad for a locale in which underachievers are often best advised to enter witness protection. Doing so might have spared previous head coach Rod Carey, who was effectively stealing money from the school when he lost interest toward the end of his regime in 2021 and Temple disappeared into the abyss. Among the paratroopers, oil rig fire-fighters, and various other daredevils who would take the risk to apply for this often-thankless job, well-traveled career assistant Stan Drayton displayed great bravery by taking on the assignment after stints at high-profile locales like Ohio State and Texas, and several years working in the NFL...
Bruce Marshall's full breakdown of Temple's 2023 outlook, which includes how he's playing their win total, can be found below as part of SportsLine's preview of the AAC season.
2023 Temple at a glance
- Last Year: 3-9 SU, 8-4 ATS, 6-6 O/U
- Returning starters: Offense 7; Defense 6
- Win total: 5.5 (Over even, Under -130)
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