It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014
2015 Leads NIU with 1,419 all-purpose yards on the year with TDs rushing, passing and on a kickoff return. Set single season record for kickoff return yards; ranks sixth nationally in combined kick return yards with 948. NIU’s second-leading receiver with 37 catches, tying his career high. Caught four passes for 34 yards, ran twice for 14 and had 95 yards in kick returns vs. Ohio. Scored his third TD on a 27-yard catch vs. WMU. Touched the ball nine times and totaled 115 all-purpose yards. At Buffalo, compiled season-high 237 all-purpose yards on five KO returns for 152 yards, career-high nine catches for 49 yards, four runs for 36 yards. Earned MAC Special Teams Player of the Week honor for second time. Averaged 33.6 yards per return at Toledo. Grabbed eight passes for 70 yards vs Ball State. Only Huskie to score at both Boston College and No. 1 Ohio State. Had an 86-yard kickoff return TD at BC to earn MAC West Special Teams Player of the Week honors. At OSU, scored on a five-yard run and caught three passes for 37 yards. 2014 • Played in all 14 games with three starts. • Finished second on NIU with 37 catches. • Had 398 receiving yards and 38 rushing yards with four total touchdowns. • Was one of two Huskies, along with Da’Ron Brown, to make at least one reception in every game in 2014. • Finished the season with six straight multi-catch games. • Named NIU Offensive Skill Player of the Week following the Toledo (11-11) game after tallying 59 receiving and 25 rushing yards. • Scored first career touchdown with an 11-yard catch at Arkansas (9-20). • Caught his second touchdown on a career-long 65-yard reception on the first play from scrimmage at Western Michigan (11-28), where he finished the game with a career-high 70 receiving yards. • Notched rushing TDs against Miami (10-18) and at Ball State (11-5). • Also completed an 18-yard pass to Drew Hare versus Miami (10-18). • Led NIU with 479 yards on 23 kick returns, an average of 20.1 yards. • Finished fourth on the team with 915 all-purpose yards.
2013: • True freshman appeared in 12 games and made three starts. • Caught eight passes for 70 yards and had eight carries for 23 yards. • Rushed for a career-high 24 yards against Eastern Michigan (10-26). • Set career highs in receptions (4) and receiving yards (33) at Central Michigan (10-19).
High School • Four-time all-area and all-conference honoree. • Awarded the team MVP and best offensive back awards each of his four seasons. • Rushed for 4,742 yards and scored 79 total touchdowns. • Gained 1,378 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns on 208 carries, averaging 6.6 yards per carry as a senior. • Earned all-state recognition as a junior after rushing for 1,236 yards on 145 carries, while scoring 14 total touchdowns.
Personal • Born Jan. 10, 1995, in Akron, Ohio. • Son of Aregeros and Sandee Turner. • Sociology major.
TURNER'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 8, vs. Ball State, 10-10-15 Receiving Yards: 70, twice, last: vs. Ball State, 10-10-15 Rushing Yards: 49, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15 Touchdowns: 1, twice, last: at Ohio State, 9-19-15 Kick Return Yards: 146, vs. Marshall, at Boca Raton Bowl, 12-23-14 Kick Return, Long: 86, at Arkansas, 9-20-14