Paul Turner
Paul  Turner

RS Senior

West Monroe, La.

High School:
West Monroe HS

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 196

Wide Receiver



BOWL COVERAGE: Great Scott! Boston Overcomes Obstacles in Bulldog Career

Senior leads Bulldogs into final game of his collegiate career


@LATechFB Places Four Additional Players on NFL Rosters

Four Bulldogs sign UDFA deals


LA Tech Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Placed 151 student-athletes on the prestigious list


Unheralded Players Turn Heads at @LATechFB Pro Day

Several former Bulldogs currently in NFL in attendance Tuesday


@LATechFB Hosts Annual Pro Day Tuesday

Program to host event at Joe Aillet Stadium beginning at 9 a.m.


2016 Pro Day

Photos from Louisiana Tech's 2016 Pro Day


Louisiana Tech at UTEP

Louisiana Tech Football at UTEP


Louisiana Tech at Rice

Photos of LA Tech's 2015 game at Rice


Louisiana Tech vs. Middle Tennessee

Photos from Louisiana Tech's game against Middle Tennessee


Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State

Louisiana Tech Football at Mississippi State

2015 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA
2015 Honorable Mention All-Louisiana

Named honorable mention all-Conference USA ... Named honorable mention all-Louisiana ... Second on the team with 45 receptions in 2015, totaling 657 yards and three touchdowns ... Returned two punts during the season and took one of those two to the house in the season opener against Southern ... Had 121 all-purpose yards with a 45-yard punt return for a touchdown as well as three catches for 76 yards and a touchdown reception against Southern (9/5) ... Hauled in seven catches for 109 yards and a touchdown against WKU (9/10) ... Caught four passes for 36 yards against FIU (9/26) ... Blocked a punt out of the back of the endzone for a safety, as well as hauling in three passes for 31 yards against ULL (10/3). Turner also returned a punt for 20 yards ... Caught four passes for 41 yards and a touchdown against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Caught three passes for 37 yards against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Caught four passes for 39 yards against Rice (10/30) ... Caught three passes for 41 yards against North Texas (11/7) ... Caught three passes for 38 yards against UTEP (11/21) ... Caught six passes for a season-high 112 yards and led the Bulldogs in rushing with one carry for seven yards against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Hauled in five catches for 97 yards, including a career-high 71 yard reception to end the first half against Arkansas State (12/19) in the R + L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Played in 12 games, finishing the year second on the team with 514 receiving yards and four touchdowns on 42 catches ... Caught two passes for five yards at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) as he made his first career start ... Recorded 81 yards receiving on seven catches at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/6), including a 55-yard reception ... Recorded two touchdown catches at North Texas (9/11) with a total of three catches for 34 yards in the game ... Caught two catches for 30 yards against Northwestern State (9/20) ... Notched 41 receiving yards on two catches at No. 5/5 Auburn ... Caught four passes for 43 yards at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Registered 84 yards receiving and a touchdown on nine catches in a 59-10 win over Western Kentucky (11/1) ... Caught one pass for 16 yards at UAB (11/8) ... Caught one pass for 10 yards at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Led all receivers with 122 yards on seven catches and one touchdown against Rice (11/29) ... Caught one pass for 10 yards, while also registering one solo tackle and block at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Registered 38 yards receiving on three catches and returned one punt for 11 yards against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.

2013: Ruled ineligible to play in 2013 due to the NCAA transfer rule.

2012 (LSU): Played in nine games with no starts ... Saw action in a backup role at wide receiver and on special teams ... Did not record any statistics.

2011 (LSU): Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011.

High School: Dynamic athlete who played both sides of the ball ... Primarily ran the option from the quarterback position in high school and projects as either a safety or wide receiver at LSU ... Led West Monroe to a 5A State Championship in 2009 and state runner up in 2010 ... Voted Louisiana Sports Writers Association 5A Most Outstanding Offensive Player ... A member of the LSWA 5A All-State Football team in 2010 and an honorable mention in 2009 ... Ranked No. 11 in Louisiana by Tigerbait.com and as the No. 32 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... A consensus three-star prospect by every major recruiting site ... Passed for 1,245 yards and 14 touchdowns his senior year to go along with 974 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns ... Member of the New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List ... Selected to the Baton Rouge Advocate's Second Dozen ... Maintained a 4.0 GPA entering his senior season ... Coached by Don Shows.

Personal: Paul O'Neal Turner ... Parents are Carl and Paula Turner ... Born May 10, 1993 in West Monroe, La.


Happening Now

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Learfield sponsor logo


Louisiana Tech Mission Statement header

Louisiana Tech University Athletics Mission is to embody excellence in everything we do.

Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit.

Bring pride, admiration and loyalty to the University family, community and state.

Win with integrity.

Louisiana Tech University header

Tier 1 National University
#1 In Nation
Least average amount of student debt at graduation - Public National Universities
#1 In Louisiana
  • Highest average mid-career salaries for graduates
  • Providing graduates with highest % ROI on their college education
  • Low-cost colleges with highest starting salaries for graduates.
  • Ticketmaster logo

    : @LATechTickets
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
    Phone: (318) 257-3631
    Fax: (318) 257-4437
    Email: techtickets@latech.edu
    Mailing Address: PO Box 3046, Ruston, LA 71272
    Shipping Address: 1650 West Alabama, Ruston, LA 71270
    Location: Thomas Assembly Center Concourse Level Room 205