News:Brandon McManus hit a pair of field goals from 47 and 22 yards with two PATs Friday against Syracuse.
Analysis:Brandon McManus, Temple's all-time leading scorer, padded his total with eight points in the loss. He is 11-of-14 on field goals this season.
News:Brandon McManus hit nine PATs to pass Bernard Pierce as the Owls' leading scorer Saturday against Army.
Analysis: After his huge day on Saturday, Montel Harris may not be far behind Brandon McManus on the list. All kidding aside, McManus was able to rest his punting leg, but got a lot of screen time after touchdowns.
News:Brandon McManus needs four points to pass Bernard Pierce as the school's all-time leading scorer, the USA Today reports.
Analysis: With the move to the Big East, Brandon McManus scoring has fallen off in his senior season. He had 254 points in his first three years as an Owl, but has just 57 points in his senior season. Temple takes on Army on Saturday. The Black Knights have allowed at least 21 points in every game this season.
Temple's McManus Converts Lone Field Goal Attempt Again
News:Brandon McManus made a 20-yard and a PAT Saturday against Cincinnati.
Analysis:Brandon McManus also serves as the Owls' punter and was plenty busy on that front with seven punts with an average of 48.9 yards. He is 9-of-12 on field goals.
News:Brandon McManus converted all three of his kicks Saturday against Louisville for five points.
Analysis:Brandon McManus has had limited opportunities for field goals this season, but he has made the most of his kicks. He is 8-of-11 on field goals.
News:Brandon McManus connected on a 45-yard field on his lone attempt on Saturday against Pitt. He also converted two PATs.
Analysis:Brandon McManus doubles as the punter for the Owls. He has been a solid kicker for Temple, but the team doesn't have enough offense to make him fantasy relevant in most leagues.
News:Brandon McManus was 1-of-2 on field goals on Saturday against Rutgers. He missed from 48 yards, but connected on a 49-yarder.
Analysis: The Rutgers defense shut down the Owls in the second half and Brandon McManus did not get another opportunity to kick after halftime. The Owl offense is limited, and so is McManus's fantasy value.
News:Brandon McManus hit a 29-yard field goal in overtime to push the Owls past Connecticut on Saturday. He hit both of his PATs as well.
Analysis:Brandon McManus missed a PAT a week ago against South Florida, but made all of his kicks against UConn. He doubles as the Owls' punter.
News:Brandon McManus hit a 50-yard field goal and converted his last four PATs as the Owls beat South Florida on Saturday. The kicker missed his first PAT and a 22-yard field goal in the first quarter.
Analysis:Brandon McManus had only missed one kick prior to the win over USF. He just had a bad first quarter, but nailed all of his kicks thereafter, including the 50-yard bomb just before halftime.
News:Brandon McManus hit fourth quarter field goals from 31 and 24 yards to go along with five PATs.
Analysis:Brandon McManus did a great job with punting as well as the Owls rolled over Villanova. The senior likely won't get as many scoring opportunities next Saturday against Maryland.
News: McManus made his only PAT against Central Michigan Thursday but missed two of his four field goal attempts.
Analysis: McManus kicked respectably as a freshman last year and started well in Week 1, but this was a shaky effort. It might be best to look elsewhere until McManus looks more dependable, but we're guessing he'll bounce back.
News: McManus missed one field goal against Villanova Friday, but he made his other three attempts and his only PAT.
Analysis: McManus was 3-for-3 beyond 40 yards and also made a 53-yarder. The 43-yarder that McManus kicked with three seconds left would have been the game winner if Temple hadn't scored on a fumble recovery during the upcoming kickoff. McManus is one of the better young kickers in the country and he should be a good option heading forward.