Barry Turner (DE, Nashville, TN) - The recruitment of the 2nd Team All-American selection by USA Today is really heating up.

Official visits have already been set up in the month of January with Tennessee (1/14), Virginia Tech (1/28), and Colorado (1/21). Talks are under way with Ole Miss to visit the Rebels on January 7th."> Barry Turner (DE, Nashville, TN) - The recruitment of the 2nd Team All-American selection by USA Today is really heating up.

Official visits have already been set up in the month of January with Tennessee (1/14), Virginia Tech (1/28), and Colorado (1/21). Talks are under way with Ole Miss to visit the Rebels on January 7th.">

Barry Turner to visit Ole Miss?

<a href="http://scout.scout.com/a.z?s=177&p=8&cfg=null&c=1&nid=1313088"><b>Barry Turner</b> </a>(DE, Nashville, TN) - The recruitment of the 2nd Team All-American selection by <i>USA Today</i> is really heating up. <br> <br> Official visits have already been set up in the month of January with Tennessee (1/14), Virginia Tech (1/28), and Colorado (1/21). Talks are under way with Ole Miss to visit the Rebels on January 7th.

The following information was revealed during our interview with Barry Turner:

What makes you a great defensive end? "My speed is my biggest thing."

What are your working on for the next level? "My overall strength and getting even quicker, faster."

How did your senior season go? "I was named a Finalist for Mr. Football. I really do not keep up with my stats, but I think I had 10 sacks, 24 qb hurries, 92 tackles, and I can not remember the other stuff."

Any awards come your way? "I made 2nd Team All-American by USA Today. They rated me #3 nationally for defensive ends and #9 overall for defensive lineman."

Have you set up any visits yet? "Yes sir, I am going to Tennessee on January 14th and Virginia Tech on January 28th. I want to say that is it. Oh yea, I got Colorado on January 21st, and I am suppose to set up a visit with Ole Miss for January 7th."

What is your interest in Ole Miss? "Coach Orgeron called me the first day he was hired and told me how much he wanted me there. That impressed me. Then coach Cullen (UM) came to my house on the Friday before the dead period started. We had a good talk. I want to see what it is like down there, so I am going to probably check them out on the (January) 7th."

What was your first impression of Coach Orgeron? "He comes from a great program. USC is coming to Ole Miss. What else is there really to say? They already have a great staff in place with just Coach Orgeron there. It would be a great opportunity for me to play for a coach like that."

Talk about Tennessee for us. "I just like Tennessee. I could be really successful at Tennessee. They have great players, coaches, and people. They are just a great program."

What about Virginia Tech? "Their coaches are great. Their people are great. Their people really care about. When I take my visit, I will get the inside scoop on what their players are like."

What will be the main factors in your decision? "First of all, their people and relationships. How will they play me? I want to better myself not only athletically, but academically too. And if at all possible, I would like to stay close to home."

Barry carries a 3.0 GPA and a 20 on the ACT.


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