2013: Temple, who missed most of 2012 with an injury, will battle to get into the starting lineup at defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2013. He was slowed early in 2013 spring practice after having 2012 ankle surgery.
2012: Temple was switched from center to defensive tackle in the spring of 2012, but did not see any action as a redshirt freshman in 2012. He had ankle surgery prior to the Colorado game and was sidelined the rest of the season. He missed part of 2012 spring practice after having ankle surgery.
2011: Temple redshirted as a freshman center in 2011, his first year at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included Cal-Hi Sports All-State third team, Super Prep All-Farwest and All-Southwest Yosemite League first team as a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Liberty High in Bakersfield (Calif.). He had 95 tackles, with 2 sacks, plus 7 fumble recoveries and 5 forced fumbles in 2010.
As a junior in 2009, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass second team while getting 102 tackles, with 7 sacks.
He also was a shot putter (best of 57-5 1/4) and discus thrower (best of 171-5) at Liberty (at the 2010 CIF Central Section Masters Meet, he was third in the shot and fifth in the discus).