50  Kent Turene
Kent  Turene
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Atlanta Sports Aca.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 233

Position:
LB

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Did not play while rehabbing from 2013 injury, then was reinjured.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Played in three games (wins over Miami of Ohio, Gardner-Webb, UTSA) as backup linebacker … Made five tackles … Injured, missed last nine games of season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Redshirted to retain eligibility.

HERD FILE: Born July 25, 1992 … Majoring in Health Science at MU … Enrolled in August 2012; redshirted to retain eligibility … Originally a Southern Cal commit who signed with Georgia, but didn’t qualify academically and went for a prep season at Atlanta Sports Academy … Was the nation’s No. 18 inside linebacker prospect in the Class of 2011 and No. 4 prospect in Broward County (Fla.) … As a Boyd Anderson High School senior, had 28 offers, including Florida, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Marshall, Minnesota, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Purdue, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, USC, Wake Forest, West Virginia … Picked the Bulldogs over the Cornhuskers, the Red Raiders and the Trojans … Had 230 career tackles in high school to go with 20 sacks, 4 interceptions and 8 forced fumbles … All-State first team selection at Boyd Anderson High.