Cherry & White

Football

Tenth Spring Practice in the Books

PHILADELPHIA -- The Owls practiced today, wrapping up their 10th of 15 spring sessions.

The offense showed some explosiveness as junior RB Jahad Thomas, redshirt-sophomore RB Zaire Williams and redshirt-freshman RB David Hood all had touchdown bursts of nearly half the field. Redshirt-junior Samuel Benjamin, who is playing wide receiver and corner, scored twice including a pass from junior QB P.J. Walker that traveled 60-yards in the air.

"Sam shows the beauty of maturity….he was in my doghouse for a while but now he does everything right. His natural talent is coming through," said head coach Matt Rhule. "I think he'll be a weapon. I think the other receivers are doing a nice job but I think Sam's the guy, especially today, who has flashed."
 
The next practice will take place on Thursday, April 16. The annual Cherry & White Game will kickoff at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, on Chodoff Field at Edberg Olson Hall.
                                             
The Cherry & White game will be part of Alumni Weekend on the campus of Temple University. Fans will have the opportunity to declare their allegiance by choosing Team Cherry or Team White. Fans of each team can display their allegiance by wearing a free t-shirt given to the first 500 fans of each team. At the end of the game, the winning team's fans will get a special prize. 
  • Gates will open at Noon, and admission is free to the public.  
  • Get there early for the Street Fair – taking place on Diamond Street (between 10th and 11th) beginning at 11 a.m. – for music, food, clowns, face painters and more!  
  • Temple Athletics gear will be available for purchase including jerseys, t-shirts and more during the Street Fair! Please note all sales are cash only.
  • The first public sale of 2015 Temple Football season tickets will take place on site at the Cherry & White game.
  • No chairs of any kind will be allowed inside the gates of the Edberg-Olson Football Complex for the Spring Game. Limited bleacher seating will be available for fans.
 
 
Matt Rhule | Matt Ioannidis | P.J. Walker | Spring Media Archive | Prospectus
 

 
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