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39 Chris Turner

Class: R-Junior Position: CB Height: 6-3 Weight: 175 Previous School: Denmark-Olar HS Hometown: Columbia, S.C.

2016 (R-So.):
• Big South Preseason all-conference selection
• Big South second-team all-conference
• Played in 11 games, starting 10 contests
• Finished the season with 37 tackles (34 solo, three assists)
• Fourth on team in solo tackles
• Second on team with three interceptions
• Had 11 pass breakups
• Opened season with a career-high nine tackles (six solo, three assists) at FBS opponent Virginia Tech
• A career-best seven solo tackles and forced a fumble in win over Monmouth
• Made two interceptions against No. 14 Charleston Southern

2015 (R-Fr.):
• Big South second-team all-conference
• Saw playing time in 11 games, starting seven contests
• Finished the year with 24 tackles (20 solo, four assists)
• Ranked No. 20 in the country with four interceptions
• Four interceptions were the most by a Liberty freshman since Randall State in 1999
• Recorded two solo tackles and an interception in his first collegiate game against Delaware State
• Helped Liberty defeat No. 7 Montana with two solo tackles
• Had two solo tackles and an interception at Georgia State, helping the Flames capture the program's fourth win over an FBS team
• Tied a season high with four tackles (three solo) and an interception at Gardner-Webb
• Recorded a season-best four solo tackles against Kennesaw State
• Helped Liberty secure a win over No. 4 Coastal Carolina with two solo tackles and an interception
• His interception against Coastal Carolina captured the No. 1 play of the day on ESPN's SportsCenter Top 10 Plays listing

2014 (Fr.):
• Redshirted during the season

Prep:
• Graduated from Denmark-Olar High School where he played his senior year
• Two-year letter-winner during his high school career
• Played in two games as a senior before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury
• Finished the year with 10 interceptions, seven of which he returned for a touchdown, during his junior year at Lake Marion High School
• Named Orangeburg Touchdown Club Player of the Week during his junior year
• Standout in basketball
• 2AA all-region and all-state in 2012
• SCBCA preseason top-five senior in South Carolina
• Helped lead Lake Marion to the state title in 2012

Personal:
• Son of Christopher Turner Sr. and Tajuanda Holmes
• Majoring in coaching 
• Birthday is November 4

 

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  • LFSN Postgame: C. Turner/Mosley (09-30-17)

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