It is likely that Temple will play in the Western Division once the Big East Conference splits into two divisions for football at the start of the 2013 season.
The Owls could be lumped into the same division with distant rivals Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, Southern Methodist, and Memphis.
The alignment could change in 2015 when Navy joins the conference as a football-only member.
"It could play that way, which is fine," said Temple coach Steve Addazio, whose squad will officially leave the Mid-American Conference for the Big East in July. "We don't really know that. But I've heard those things."
Having to face Boise State and Houston, the Owls will likely be in the tougher division. And for their away games, they would have to travel to faraway Idaho, Texas, and California.Read more »