While Pitt freshman wideout Jonathan Baldwin has gotten a lot of publicity so far during training camp practices, and rightfully so for his sometimes spectacular play, redshirt junior Oderick Turner has made a few big plays but mostly has been a steady performer from the opening whistle.
August 12, 2008
Those who watched Oderick Turner catch 44 passes and a team-high eight touchdowns last season probably wondered why the redshirt sophomore wideout wasn't paired with senior Derek Kinder when the Pitt football team began training camp workouts some two weeks ago.
August 22, 2007
PITTSBURGH -- University of Pittsburgh defensive backs coach Chris Ball probably has visions where 6-foot-2, 210-pound sophomore safety Elijah Fields roams the Panthers secondary waiting to apply a big hit to an unsuspecting receiver or using his athleticism to pick off a wayward pass.
April 8, 2007
A point of emphasis by Coach Wannstedt to senior quarterback Tyler Palko is 'let your teammates make plays, don't try to do it all yourself'. The senior has responded and Pitt's early season success has been keyed by big plays from his wideouts Derek Kinder and Oderick Turner.
September 13, 2006
After back-to-back non conference breezes against Idaho and Eastern Michigan, things toughen considerably for the Michigan State Spartans as they travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers at Heinz Field at 12:00 noon Saturday. MSU is worried about how to contain the elusive breakaway threat posed by Pitt wide receiver Derek Kinder (left)
September 12, 2006