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Junior
Turner
#7 Defensive Lineman
Junior
Turner
#7 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 266 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-09-02 (29)
Born Toronto, ON
School Bishop's
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 3
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 8th season

Stamps: 8th season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 87 (4 with Cgy. in 2017, 9 with Cgy. in 2016, 18 with Cgy. in 2015, 14 with Cgy. in 2014, 13 with Cgy. in 2013, 11 with Cgy. in 2012, 18 with Cgy. in 2011)

Playoffs: 8 (1 with Cgy. in 2016, 2 with Cgy. in 2015, 1 with Cgy. in 2014, 1 with Cgy. in 2013, 2 with Cgy. in 2012, 1 with Cgy. in 2011)

Grey Cup: 3 (with Cgy. in 2012, 2014 and 2016)

Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2014)

 

Acquired

Selected in the second round (ninth overall) of the 2011 CFL draft and signed on May 20, 2011.

 

2017

(Calgary) Turner played four games (three starts) and had five tackles, one sack, two QB pressures and one knockdown. He finished the season on the six-game injury list.

 

2016

(Calgary) Turner started nine games and had 14 tackles including two sacks and two tackles for loss. He also had a knockdown. Turner started the Western Final and recorded three tackles and also started in the Grey Cup, registering one tackle. In the Labour Day rematch, he played on the offensive line for the last few minutes of regulation and in overtime to fill in for injured players. He began the season on the six-game injury list before being activated for Game 4 and was transferred back to the six-game injury list before Game 13.

 

2015

(Calgary) Turner started all 18 games at defensive tackle and had 32 tackles including a team-high five tackles for a loss of eight yards, three quarterback sacks, a fumble recovery for 46 yards and four knockdowns. Turner also started the Western Semi-Final at defensive tackle and recorded a tackle before moving over to the offensive line to fill in for injuried players. He started the Western Final at defensive tackle and recorded three tackles. He was the Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian.

 

2014

(Calgary) Turner played 14 games (seven starts) and had 33 tackles, three tackles for a loss of four yards, three sacks, two knockdowns, a fumble recovery and one special-teams tackle. He began the season on the one-game injury list before getting back in the lineup for Game 3. He was on the reserve list for Games 5 and 17. Turner played in the Western Final and recorded a tackle and a knockdown. He also played in the Grey Cup and registered five tackles.

 

2013

(Calgary) Turner played 13 games and had 20 defensive tackles and a quarterback sack. He was on the injured list for Games 11-15. He also played in the Western Final and recorded four tackles.

 

2012

(Calgary) Turner played 11 regular-season games as well as the West Division semifinal, the West Division final and the Grey Cup. The Bishop’s University product saw action both at defensive end and defensive tackle and recorded 11 tackles and one sack during the regular season. His season high in tackles was four and came on Sept. 28 against Edmonton. Turner’s sack was recorded on July 12 against Montreal. He added one tackle in the playoffs.

 

2011

(Calgary) In his rookie season, Turner played in all 18 regular-season games as well as the West semifinal. Turner added much-needed non-import depth playing on the defensive line and contributing on special teams as he tallied 27 tackles, two sacks, two special-teams tackles, and forced one fumble. Turner’s sacks came in back-to-back games to close out the season, on Oct. 30 at Montreal and Nov. 5 against Winnipeg.

 

Notable

First CFL game: July 1, 2011, vs Toronto

First sack: Oct. 30, 2011, at Montreal

Honoured: Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian in 2015

Playoff standout: Had five tackles in Stamps’ 2014 Grey Cup win over Hamilton

 

College

Turner played nine games for Bishop’s during the 2010 season and recorded 19 solo tackles and 17 assisted tackles. He also had five tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks along with three pass break-ups and one forced fumble. In 2009, he led Bishop’s with 6.5 tackles for loss, recorded a sack and a forced fumble and returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown.

 

Personal

Turner is an active participant in PinkPower, the Stamps’ program to raise funds for the battle against women’s cancers. His cousin Steven Turner was a teammate at Bishop’s and was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts in 2010.

 

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Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2011
CGY 18 27 2 2 0 0 1
2012
CGY 11 11 0 1 0 0 0
2013
CGY 13 20 0 1 0 0 0
2014
CGY 14 30 1 3 0 0 0
2015
CGY 18 27 0 3 0 0 0
2016
CGY 9 13 0 2 0 0 0
2017
CGY 4 5 0 1 0 0 0
2018
CGY 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
95 136 3 13 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-28
3 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-28
7 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
10 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
3 0 0 0 0 0