Temple all-American running back Montel Harris of Jacksonville, Fla., and defensive end John Youboty of Houston have signed rookie free-agent contracts with NFL teams.
Harris joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, while Youboty signed with the Denver Broncos.
Owls placekicker/punter Brandon McManus (Indianapolis Colts) and offensive lineman Martin Wallace (Cleveland Browns) also are signed rookie free agents this spring.
A preseason all-American and a 2012 first-team all-Big East honoree, Harris led the nation with 27 career 100-yard rushing games, including five with the Owls in 2012. He led the Big East in rushing with 1,054 yards and 12 touchdowns on 196 carries for the season. He joins Rutgers wide receiver Tim Wright of Wall Township, N.J., as a signed rookie free agent with the Bucs.