WeAreSC- So I heard you committed to USC?
WeAreSC- When did you commit?
Turner- "I committed Saturday after the Notre Dame game, down in the locker room with them. I just told Pete Carroll that I wanted to commit and that I wanted to go to SC. He got real excited."
WeAreSC- What made you decide on USC?
Turner- "I knew I wanted to go there and it just seemed like the right time. Most of all their academics. It's a real good school, and a lot of people who come from SC have good jobs and things like that. And, their football team is doing real well right now."
WeAreSC- What coach is recruiting you for USC?
Turner- "Coach Sarkisian."
WeAreSC- What kind of role did he play in getting you to come to USC?
Turner- "He played a big role. He stayed in contact with me more than any other coach from any other school. He talked to my parents a lot and just always made it seem like he was real interested in me. He was real cool."
WeAreSC- I know you played all over the field for Corona this past year, where have the Coaches from USC talked to you about playing at?
Turner- "They said from linebacker, to defensive end, to running back."
WeAreSC- Do you have a preference on whether you play on the offensive or defensive side?
Turner- "I'd rather play on defense."
WeAreSC- What do you think of that defense that USC runs and how you might fit in?
Turner- "I like the defense that they run. They said they might put me on the outside and have me rush the quarterback a lot. They said they might do a lot of stuff with me. I'm not sure yet."
WeAreSC- Speaking of the USC-Notre Dame game, what did you think of that game and the whole atmosphere?
Turner- "Oh, I loved it. It was packed with people. It was great."
WeAreSC- Have you had any in-home visits with USC yet?
Turner- "Yeah, yesterday with Coach Sarkisian. He was just telling me a lot about the schools and the programs, and how things work when you get there."
Have you scheduled your official visit to USC yet?
Turner- "Yeah, its set for January 10th."
WeAreSC- Are you going to be visiting any other schools?
Turner- "No, SC is it."
WeAreSC- Talk a little about how your season went this past year for
Turner- "I had 130 tackles on the season and I think a thousand some yards rushing. I played middle linebacker, and for like two games, they put me at defensive end."