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  Thad Turner

Thad Turner

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Marietta

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 183

Position:
CB

01/03/2014

Carrie to Participate in the East-West Shrine Game

Former Ohio cornerback earned All-MAC honors in 2013

2009: Second team All-MAC...Started every game at cornerback...Had 60 tackles (34 solo, 26 assisted) with a half tackle for loss, one interception and six pass breakups.

2008: Played in all 12 games, starting the last 10...Totaled 37 tackles and six pass breakups...Had seven tackles and one pass breakup at Ohio State...Posted a half tackle for loss vs. Central Michigan and a full TFL vs. Bowling Green...Recovered a fumble and had two pass breakups at Northwestern...Picked off a pass vs. VMI.

2007: Played in 11 games...Intercepted one pass ... Broke up one pass ... Recorded eight tackles, five of them solo tackles ... Recovered one fumble ... Set career-highs in solo tackles with two and total tackles with two against Kent State (Sept. 29) ... Against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 1), he recorded first-career tackle... Collected first-career interception against Temple (Nov. 2).

2006: Played in eight games ... Made his collegiate debut against Northern Illinois ... Did not catch a pass, but was utilized in the offense on two running plays ... Named the offensive scout team player of the week prior to the Northern Illinois game ... Was switched to cornerback from receiver during Ohio's preparation for the 2007 GMAC Bowl.

2005: Redshirted while working with the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters at Marietta High School ... Caught 31 balls for 732 yards his senior season ... Scored six touchdowns in 2004 ... Named first-team All-Cobb County and first-team all-state ... Led Marietta to a regional title, No. 6 state ranking and an 11-1 record in 2004 ... Teammate of fellow Bobcat Brandon Jones ... Lettered three times in baseball.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Recreation Managment ... Son of George and Cathy Turner.