Pennsville tight end-defensive end Rob Saulin, who originally made an oral commitment to Connecticut, will now be attending Temple. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Saulin has been recruited as a defensive end,.
"From the start I always wanted to go to Temple," Saulin said. "I committed early to UConn and that put me in a bind, but it came down to I love how Temple has turned the program around. I thought about it a long time and it is something I couldn't pass up."
As a junior Saulin helped lead Pennsville to the South Jersey Group 1 championship This year the Eagles were a playoff semifinalist and finished 8-3. Saulin had 84 tackles and two sacks. He also caught 20 passes for 203 yards and two touchdowns.
Saulin, who is a member of the Pennsville basketball team, attended Temple's 37-10 win over East Carolina Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field that clinched the Owls the American Athletic Conference East Division title.