Rob Turner

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Robert Turner
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No. 58     Tennessee Titans
Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-08-20) August 20, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Austin, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school: Austin (TX) Lake Travis
College: New Mexico
Undrafted in 2007
Debuted in 2007 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played 57
Games started 18
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Wayne Turner II (born August 20, 1984)[1] is an American football offensive lineman for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. Turner played college football in New Mexico.

Turner has also played for the St. Louis Rams.

College career[edit]

Over four years, Turner started 45 games for the Lobos as a right guard and right tackle.[2] A wrist injury plagued him during his final two years which caused teams to shy away from drafting him.[3]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Turner was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of New Mexico on May 16, 2007.[3] Turner was waived during the final roster cuts on September 1, 2007 before signing on to the team's practice squad on September 3.[2] Turner was promoted to the active roster on December 19, 2007.[2] Turner made his professional debut against the Tennessee Titans on December 23, 2007.[4] Turner was well known for his versatility and was utilized on offense, defense and special teams with the Jets.[5]

Turner was placed on the injured reserve list on September 27, 2011 after suffering a broken ankle in the preseason.[6]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Turner signed with the St. Louis Rams on March 30, 2012.[7]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Turner signed with the Tennessee Titans on March 19, 2013.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robert Turner". CBS Sports. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Thomas, Craig (December 19, 2007). "Jets sign Turner and Oldenburg to roster". Green and White Report. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Leberfeld, Dan (May 17, 2007). "Jets sign guard Robert Turner". Patriots Insider. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Robert Turner". New York Jets. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ Allen, Eric (November 16, 2010). "Turner Made the Rounds in Win over Browns". New York Jets. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (September 27, 2011). "Baker to Active Roster, Cumberland, Turner to IR". New York Jets. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ PFW Staff (31 March 2012). "Rams sign versatile OL Turner". Pro Football Weekly. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 
  8. ^ Titans Agree to Terms with Former Rams G/C Rob Turner

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