Draft Profile: BioDJ Turner attended IMG Academy High School and was rated a 3 star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.889, going unranked by ESPN Following high school, Turner opted to join Michigan.
In 2020 as a freshman Turner saw action in one game and played on a total of 11 snaps for the Wolverines. He recorded no tackles, no assists, while adding no stops. In coverage Turner notched up no pass break ups, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of .0.
As a sophomore for the Wolverines in 2021 Turner played in 14 games and took part on 620 snaps for the Wolverines. He made 34 tackles, 4 assists, and had 7 stops. In coverage Turner totaled 8 pass break ups, 2 interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 54.8.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Aware zone cornerback who is also adept in man coverage, flashing physical hand punch at the line and straight-line speed to stay with receivers downfield.
- Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
- Closes to the ball quite well and possesses the hands to snatch throws away from his frame.
- Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
- Reads the QB and gets good breaks on the ball. Bigger hitter than his slight frame implies. Closes quickly and generates explosion.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
- Not an explosive player and needs to show better bend and flexibility in his drops - plays too high.
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