“Most explosive player in the MAC.”

—Lindy’s Big Ten

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September 6, 2003

Turner moved into the No. 2 spot on the all-time Northern Illinois career rushing list with 3,517 yards. "The Burner" notched his 13th career 100-yard or better rushing performance with a game-high 134 yards on 27 carries vs. Tennessee Tech (September 6) and passed fullback Adam Dach (3,438 career rushing yards in 1988-91) and tailback-halfback Allen Ross (3,500 career rushing yards in 1977-80). Turner needs 229 yards to break the school career rushing record held by fullback Mark Kellar (3,745 yards in 1971-73. In Mid-American Conference career rushing, "Turner the Burner" ranks 15th on the all-time list.

-- Mike Korcek, NIU Sports Information


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