The 49ers introduced on Monday, April 11 that they’ve signed vast receiver Malik Turner to a one-year deal.
Maintain studying to study extra about San Francisco’s latest wideout.
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In 2017, Turner completed his faculty profession with the ninth-most receiving yards (1,804) and ninth-most receptions (143) in Illinois soccer historical past.
All through his time enjoying at Illinois, Turner began in 36 video games and notched 10 receiving touchdowns.
The vast receiver earned a spot within the 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, the Educational All-Huge Ten and was additionally a Campbell Trophy semifinalist, an award given to “the best possible soccer student-athlete within the nation.”
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Turner initially entered the NFL after signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2018.
All through his four-year profession with the Seahawks (2018-19) and Dallas Cowboys (2020-21), he has appeared in 41 video games (three begins) and registered 29 receptions for 414 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Final season with the Cowboys, Turner appeared in 14 video games and completed with 12 receptions for 149 yards and a career-high three touchdowns.
Final summer time, Turner hosted his first youth soccer camp in his hometown of Springfield, IL. The soccer camp, Compete with Leek, featured present and former professional athletes that coached the younger athletes by way of a enjoyable session on talent and video games
“It means the world to me,” Turner mentioned. “Ever since I used to be somewhat child I’ve all the time needed to return again dwelling and be within the place that I am in to show youngsters… These youngsters look as much as us, they belief us. We need to steer them in the precise route and provides them what they should propel them in any route they need to go.”
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In 2020, Turner’s dwelling state awarded him an “Excellent Dedication To Sportsmanship” award in honor of Black Historical past Month. The Illinois State Treasurer, Michael Frerichs, celebrated Turner for his journey to the NFL, his dedication to the neighborhood and serving as a job mannequin for the Illinois youth.
“It was particular,” Turner mentioned. “It was an awesome honor to be amongst all the nice awardees, realizing what they’ve executed and can proceed to do in the neighborhood and on the planet… I used to be simply grateful that the Illinois State Treasurer, Treasurer Frerichs, allowed me to be up right here and acknowledge me. It was an awesome second and I am actually grateful.”
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Rising up in soccer, one of many receivers that Turner appeared as much as was 49ers legend and Corridor of Famer Terrell Owens. Owens performed eight seasons in San Francisco, attended 4 Professional Bowls and earned First-Crew All-Professional thrice whereas with the 49ers. T.O.’s No. 81 jersey was one of many first jerseys that Turner ever owned.
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