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35 Trey Turner

Class: R-Senior Position: P Height: 5-11 Weight: 210 Previous School: Rome HS Hometown: Rome, Ga.

2016 (R-Jr.):
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Big South Preseason all-conference selection
• Big South first-team all-conference
• Big South Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 19, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7)
• Started all 11 games
• Second in the Big South in punting average (41.0 per punt)
• Averaged 40.0 yards per punt in seven out of 11 games, including four of five Big South contests 
• Placed 21 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line
• Nine punts of 50 or more yards
• 22 of his punts resulted in a fair catch
• Had eight punts for 320 yards (40.0 average) at FBS opponent Virginia Tech
• Averaged 43.3 yards per punt (12 punts for 520 yards) and posted a season-long 59-yard punt vs. No. 3 Jacksonville State
• Recorded a 42.8 yards per punt average (six punts for 257) in victory over Robert Morris
• Had five punts for 229 (45.8 average) and posted a 55-yard punt in win over Gardner-Webb

2015 (R-So.):
• Big South Preseason all-conference selection
• Big South second-team all-conference
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Started all 11 games
• Led the Big South, averaging 40.3 yards per punt
• Finished five out of 11 games with a punting average above 40 yards per punt
• Averaged 40 yards or more per punt against three out of six Big South opponents
• Placed 16 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line
• Finished the year with four punts of 50 or more yards
• Fifteen punts resulted in a fair catch
• Recorded solo tackles against West Virginia and Presbyterian
• Averaged a season-best 47.7 yards per punt in Liberty's season opener against Delaware State (three punts for 143 yards)
• Posted a season-long 61-yard punt against Delaware State
• Had seven punts for 304 yards (43.4 average) against Presbyterian
• Averaged 41.6 yards per punt (five punts for 208 yards) at No. 8 Charleston Southern
• Helped Liberty close out the year with a win over No. 4 Coastal Carolina, averaging 41.3 yards per punt (seven punts for 289 yards)
• Named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance against Coastal Carolina, which included four of seven punts inside the Chanticleers' 20-yard line

2014 (R-Fr.):
• Big South all-conference first team
• VaSID all-state first team
• Led the Big South with a 41.5 yards per punt average
• Only freshman punter in the country to average 40-plus yards per punt during the year
• Starting punter in all 14 games
• Finished nine of 14 games averaging more than 40 yards per punt
• Placed 15 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line
• Had seven punts of 50 yards or more
• Finished his first collegiate game with nine punts for 371 yards (41.2 average) against No. 23 North Carolina
• Six punts for 253 yards at Indiana State (42.2 average)
• Averaged 43.5 yards per punt in a shutout win against Gardner-Webb
• Named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week after averaging 42 yards per punt against Presbyterian
• Selected as CFPA Weekly Award honorable mention selection after averaging 51.5 yards per punt against Monmouth
• Had a 46-yard punt, his lone punt of the game, during Liberty's win over No. 15 James Madison, helping the Flames secure the program's first-ever win in the NCAA FCS Playoffs
• Had six punts for 257 yards (42.8 average) during Liberty's second round NCAA FCS Playoffs matchup against No. 5 Villanova

2013 (Fr.):
• Redshirted during the season

Prep:
• Two-year letter-winner at Rome High School
• Two-time Rome News Tribune all-area team
• Started punting as a junior
• Averaged 41.9 yards per punt as a senior
• Named to the all-state academic team
• Four-year varsity baseball player
• Four-time academic team member in baseball and twice in football

Personal:
• Son of Bill and Lori Turner
• Father, Bill, was a punter at California Lutheran University and had professional tryouts with the Los Angeles Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
• Completed his degree in business administration in May
• Currently pursuing a master's degree in business administration
• Birthday is November 4