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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Josh Turner

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
TexasCOMMITTED (06/19/2010)Offered01/21/2011
AlabamaNoneOfferedNone
ArizonaNoneOfferedNoneSeth Littrell
ArkansasNoneOfferedNoneGarrick McGee
AuburnNoneOfferedNoneGus Malzahn
FloridaNoneNone
KansasNoneOfferedNoneRobert Wimberly
Miami (FL)NoneOfferedNone
MichiganNoneOfferedNone
MississippiNoneOfferedNoneChris Vaughn
MissouriNoneOfferedNone
NebraskaNoneOfferedNoneBarney Cotton
N. CarolinaNoneOfferedNone
Notre DameNoneOfferedNoneTony Alford
Ohio St.NoneNone
OklahomaNoneOfferedNoneWillie Martinez
Oklahoma St.NoneOfferedNoneBill Young
StanfordNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
Texas A&MNoneOfferedNoneDat Nguyen
Texas TechNoneOfferedNoneSonny Cumbie
TulsaNoneOfferedNone
UCLANoneOfferedNone
WashingtonNoneOfferedNone
WisconsinNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Josh Turner

by Barry Every - 11/02/2010
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Very lean upper body with wide shoulders and long arms. His lower body is more developed and is the basis of his strength as a player. He is built similar to Ohio State freshman Corey Brown.
Needs Improvement: Turner needs more time working strictly as a defensive back improving his backpedal and balance as a cover corner. Turner is not a huge tackler and has a tendency to hit high and use all arms instead of sinking his hips and exploding into the ballcarrier.
Most Impressive: Turner is a very versatile athlete and if corner does not work out he could easily play safety or wide receiver at the next level. He possesses very good ball skills and is dangerous in space.
Conclusion: Most covet his size and speed as a corner, but he looks his best on film on the offensive side of the ball. Don’t be surprised if he ends up switching positions or at least gets looks as a punt/kick returner.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Texas proving it can hook out-of-state recruits01/21/2012 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

With Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral QB Conner Brewer already enrolled, Texas is hoping to show it can recruit outside the Lone Star State's borders.

Things come full circle for Josh Turner03/03/2011Orangebloods.com
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Signing Day 2011: The top 25 teams02/02/2011Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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Big 12 Blitz: Hanging on01/25/2011Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Mission accomplished: Turner firms up UT pledge01/23/2011Orangebloods.com
Best not-going-anywhere recruit; Gray has surgery01/20/2011TheOldCoach.com
Team USA vs The World rosters are set01/07/2011RivalsHigh
Under Armour game awards01/06/2011Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Clinton-Dix reacts to Hart's choice01/04/2011Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top 10: Out-of-state commits12/05/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Category rankings: Cornerbacks11/26/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Turner displays versatility11/10/2010Rivals.com
Friday Night Lights: Stats, scores and more08/28/2010Orangebloods.com
Border Battle: Arkansas vs. Oklahoma08/04/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Turner bonds with future teammates at 7-on-7 tourney07/26/2010Orangebloods.com
Gridiron Kings Tournament gallery07/26/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Role reversal: Horns land Oklahoma's top player06/19/2010Orangebloods.com
Okla., Miss. headline state rankings releases06/15/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nation's No. 2 corner prospect visits Lincoln06/13/2010HuskerOnline.com
Sooner Commitments Take Over Camp06/08/2010SoonerScoop.com
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One of the nation's best has Huskers in top four05/12/2010HuskerOnline.com
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NFL DRAFT 2010: Okla. HS football in spotlight04/21/2010RivalsHigh
AMP: Turner talks leaders04/15/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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TCU NIKE Camp Loaded with Stars04/13/2010SoonerScoop.com
In Focus: Fort Worth NIKE Camp04/13/2010AggieYell.com
Fort Worth Nike Camp: Breaking them down04/13/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Running backs lead the way at TCU Nike04/12/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nike Camp: Josh Turner04/11/2010SoonerScoop.com
Josh Turner takes in Texas04/04/2010Orangebloods.com
Turner talks recruiting and OSU04/01/2010OStateIllustrated.com
Bruin athlete targets03/27/2010BruinSportsReport.com
Oklahoma cornerback has Mississippi ties03/15/2010RebelGrove.com
Video: Turner patrols the secondary03/08/2010Rivals.com
Turner turning heads03/05/2010IrishIllustrated.com
Turner Meets Newest Sooner Assistant02/24/2010SoonerScoop.com
Josh Turner hoping to check out Texas next weekend02/21/2010Orangebloods.com
Seven standing out for Oklahoma City DB02/11/2010RedRaiderSports.com
Top corner set to visit Nebraska this month?02/10/2010HuskerOnline.com
Turner: Oklahoma's Junior of the Year02/04/2010SoonerScoop.com
Video: Turner breaks loose01/22/2010Rivals.com
Turner Ready for the Spotlight01/19/2010SoonerScoop.com
Turner's Offer List Continues to Grow09/28/2009SoonerScoop.com
Irish like Turner on offense09/02/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Tulsa camp attracts top talent07/19/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
7-on-7 taking hold in Oklahoma07/14/2009SoonerScoop.com
Oklahoma 7-on-7 hosts tons of stars07/13/2009SoonerScoop.com
Defense had plenty of top flight talent06/18/2009SoonerScoop.com
Sooner commits steal camps spotlight06/11/2009SoonerScoop.com
Commits and other Stars take over Sooner Camp06/10/2009SoonerScoop.com
2011 Oklahoma City DB up to eight offers06/03/2009RedRaiderSports.com
Millwood: A Change in Focus05/14/2009SoonerScoop.com
Falcons Stars Look the Part05/14/2009SoonerScoop.com
Sooners Extend Early In-State Offer04/23/2009SoonerScoop.com
Video: Josh Turner lights it up04/10/2009Rivals.com
Texas Tech extends offer to 2011 WR03/25/2009RedRaiderSports.com
Falcons have stars both young and old05/27/2008SoonerScoop.com
Mighty Millwood is Full of Stars02/26/2008SoonerScoop.com

Stats

GamesRushingReceivingKORPR
Year AttYdsAvgTDNoYdsAvgTDTDTD
2009 (Jr.)143030810.343364819.6621