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Malik Turner
Malik Turner
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Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Springfield, Ill.

High School:
Sacred Heart-Griffin

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
WR

Experience:
5-4

11/22/2014

Illinois vs. Penn State - November 22, 2014

Illinois vs. Penn State - November 22, 2014

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals and Scout... Ranked the No. 32 player in the state of Illinois by Rivals, No. 38 by ESPN.com and No. 41 by Scout ... Had 69 receptions for 1,378 yards (19.9 ypc) and 22 touchdowns while leading Sacred Heart-Griffin to the IHSA Class 5A state championship with a perfect 14-0 record ... First-team IHSFCA All-State and Central State Eight Conference Player of the Year in 2013 ... First-team All-Central State Eight in 2011 and 2012 ... Four year letterwinner in football and basketball.

Personal: Last name pronounced Ma-LEEK ... Born Jan. 30, 1996 ... Son of Edward Turner and Margaret Paulin ... Has two brothers and three sisters ... Major is undecided ... Says his mom most influenced his athletic career because "she showed me how hard you have to work to get something you want."

Updated July 2014

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