Temple names Rod Carey as new Football Head Coach

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Philadelphia: There is always buzz and excitement when you bring a new person in to run your team and that is what we have down at Temple University as they would name Northern Illinois Coach Rod Carey as the New Head Football coach of Temple University.

First reported of Temple naming Rod Carey:

National perspective:


Temple would make it official on Friday:

Temple Athletic Director Dr Practrick Kraft about Rod Carey:
“We are very happy to announce that Rod Carey will take over as the next Temple head football coach, Rod is a proven winner with a history of success as a head coach at the FBS level.  He has won four regular-season titles and two MAC Championships at Northern Illinois while taking the Huskies to six bowl games, including the 2013 Orange Bowl.  He has also recruited and coached All-American players at NIU.

He possesses all of the qualities you want to see in a person and in a coach. He is a quality man of great character and a caring individual.  He is the perfect person to keep Temple Football’s momentum moving forward.”

Rod Carey would coach at Northern Illinois for 6 years and have a record of 52-30 and going 38-10 in conference play.

There were also questions about how long his contract will be and how much would the buyout be

During his introductory press conference, Rod Carey would have the quote of the press conference.

Entire Press Conference