Michael Turner

Do you remember Michael Turner? Michael Turner graduated in 1987 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2020.

Michael Turner participated in the following sports:

Michael Turner, 1987 – Michael was the starting safety and leader of the defense his junior and senior years. He was All Eastern Metro League and All City both of those years. He was one of two captains his senior year, and he received the Mr. Withrow Football Award for being the player who best represented Withrow football in his play on the field and his actions off the field. He led Withrow to the Eastern Metro League Championship and a top five ranking in Cincinnati. He was the starting safety in the Southwest Ohio All-Star game his senior year. Michael was also an excellent baseball player at Withrow.

Michael was offered a full four year football scholarship to Morehead University which he accepted. He started all but two games during his four year career at Morehead. During his time at Morehead he was coached by defensive backs coach John Harbaugh and defensive coordinator Rex Ryan, both of whom went on to become NFL head coaches. Michael was named captain of the team his junior and senior years and was voted one of the best defensive backs in the Ohio Valley Conference.