Prospect Profile: Matt Turner

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Full Name: Matt Turner School: Purdue Pos: C

Ht: 6-3 Wt: 290 40: 5.47 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Moved into the starting lineup as a freshman and has played with the first team ever since. All-Academic choice throughout college.

Pos: Nasty, small-area blocker who can play guard or center. Quick into blocks, works hard and tries to mash opponents. Jolts defenders and turns opponents off the line. Effective as a position blocker and anchors at the point. Quarterbacks the

Neg: Lacks adjustment, ability in space and has difficulty finishing blocks. Gets straight-legged, and is not effective on the second level.

Analysis: Competitive and intelligent, Turner's ability to be used at any of three interior blocking positions on the offensive line gives him a chance to find a roster spot.


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