Scott Turner (politician)

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Scott Turner (politician)
Date of birth: (1972-02-26) February 26, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth:

Richardson, Texas Religion: Christian

Political View: Republican÷
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226
As player:
Washington Redskins
San Diego Chargers
Denver Broncos
Career stats
Playing stats at

Eric Scott Turner (born February 26, 1972 in Richardson, Texas) is a retired American football cornerback and a Texas State Representative, representing the 33rd District which includes all of Rockwall County. He is a member of the Republican Party.[1]

As a football player, Turner played defensive back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos between 1995 and 2004. Turner played college football at the University of Illinois, and graduated from Illinois with a degree in speech communications.

Turner ran for the vacated office of California's 50th congressional district in the 2006 special election. The congressional seat was previously held by Duke Cunningham. Running as a Republican in the election on April 11, 2006, Turner received 1.43% of the vote, ranking eighth among the Republicans in the election.[citation needed]


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