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Nolan Turner
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Nolan Turner 2811752
Position: S
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Vestavia Hills, Ala.
High School: Vestavia Hills HS
Experience: Redshirt

Special-teams contributor in his first active season as a Tiger in 2017.

2017: Had 14 tackles, a tackle for loss, sack and pass breakup in 44 snaps over 13 games ... had two tackles and a sack in seven snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 ... had two special teams tackles at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... had six tackles and a pass breakup in 27 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... had two special teams tackles at South Carolina on Nov. 25; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game.

2016: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Had 63 tackles and five interceptions as a safety as a senior ... also outstanding as a receiver, he caught four touchdown passes ... had a 63-yard touchdown reception in season opener ... had 10 tackles on defense and caught a touchdown pass in the second game of the 2015 season ... had pass deflection on last play of the game to clinch win over rival Hoover High ... had a touchdown reception in a state playoff victory as well ... helped his team to a 9-3 record and second round of the playoffs ... named honorable mention all-state as a defensive back by the Birmingham News ... played his high school football for Buddy Anderson ... also a member of the Vestavia Hills basketball team ... chose Clemson over offer from UAB ... recruited by Marion Hobby.

Personal: His late father, Kevin, played football with Dabo Swinney at Alabama ... Kevin went on to play eight years in the NFL with New England and Philadelphia ... majoring in financial management.

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