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Owls recruit is NJ offensive player of the year

P. J. Walker, a headliner in Temple's 2013 football recruiting class, is The Newark Star-Ledger's New Jersey Offensive Player of the Year.

The Elizabeth High School senior quarterback completed 107 of 156 passes for 2,012 yards, 23 touchdowns and just one interception.   Walker led Elizabeth to last week's 37-33 victory over Piscataway in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 championship game.

He completed 14 of 23 passes for 356 yards and four touchdowns in that game. His final TD  pass was the game-winning,  49-yarder with 32 seconds left.