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Robert Turner biography

Date of birth : 1984-08-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Austin, Texas, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-02
Credited as : Football player NFL, guard for the New York Jets, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Robert Wayne Turner II is an American football guard for the New York Jets in the National Football League.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

◊ Played in final 10 games of 2008, mostly on special teams...Also lined up as an extra tight end on offense.

◊ Appeared in the final two games of 2007 after he was signed to the active roster, 12/19/07.

◊ Made his NFL debut, entering the game at left guard at TEN, 12/23/07.

SEASON-BY-SEASON REVIEW

◊ 2008 (JETS) Played in final 10 games, mostly on special teams...Also lined up as an extra tight end on offense.

◊ 2007 (JETS) Played in final two games of season, making NFL debut at TEN, 12/23, as left guard.

BEFORE THE NFL

◊ Started 49 straight games at right guard and right tackle during his four-year career at New Mexico.

◊ Credited with 23 big effort plays, 10 cut blocks and 16 pins by the Lobos’ coaching staff as a senior.

◊ Three-year starter on the offensive line, two-year starter at defensive tackle and senior captain at Lake Travis HS (TX).

◊ Lettered in powerlifting and track and field.

OFF THE FIELD

◊ Married to Erin Turner

◊ Majored in General Studies.

◊ Participated in the Play 60 Draft Week Event in 2008, which is a part of the NFL’s youth health and fitness campaign

encouraging kids to be active at least 60 minutes a day.

◊ Hosted children from MercyFirst, as they shopped for holiday gifts courtesy of former Jets defensive line coach Dan Quinn.

◊ Involved in mentoring programs and speaks to classes and teams about drugs, alcohol, education, and fitness.

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