Larry Turner (American football)

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Larry Turner (American football)
Date of birth: (1982-03-08) March 8, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Dayton, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): Offensive guard
College: Eastern Kentucky
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7/ Pick 238
As player:
St. Louis Rams
Cincinnati Bengals*
Career stats
Playing stats at

Larry E Turner Jr (born March 8, 1982 in Dayton, Ohio) was a center for the St. Louis Rams and Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL. He attended Eastern Kentucky University, before being drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

High School Years[edit]

Turner attended Wayne High School (Huber Heights, Ohio) and won three varsity letters in football, and one in wrestling. In football, as a senior, he won All-League honors, All-Area honors, and was an All-Southwest District honoree. Turner graduated from Wayne High School in 2000.

Professional career[edit]

At his pro day at Eastern Kentucky, Turner ran a 5.23 40-yard dash and measures 6-1¼ and 295 pounds.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Turner was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the 7th round (238th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played for the Rams for three seasons, playing in 14 games as a rookie, making one start.[1] He played with the "Mullet Killers" consisting of Chip Whyte, Eric Damian, Austin Kaiser, and Jason Hutchins and also coached the third string center, Jason Van Dijk.

Coaching career[edit]

After he was released by the rams, he coached offensive line for the Springboro (Ohio) High School Panthers from 2007-2009. He currently is a graduate assistant football coach at Eastern Kentucky University.[2]