Ravens newcomer

July 28, 1998|By Ryan Basen

Floyd Turner

Position: Wide receiver

Height: 5-11

Weight: 199

Age: 32

College: NW Louisiana

Season: Ninth

Highlights: After catching 38 passes for 461 yards and two TDs in Baltimore in 1996, he sat out the 1997 season. Played two seasons, 1994 and 1995, in Indianapolis with new Ravens quarterback Jim Harbaugh. Grabbed nine passes in the 1995 postseason, including a 47-yard TD strike from Harbaugh in AFC title game. Has 249 career receptions for 3,293 yards and 26 TDs.

Favorite food: Prime rib

Favorite TV shows: "Martin" and "Seinfeld"

Favorite movie: "Braveheart"

Memorable pro moment: He calls it "the catch that started my career." In the 1991 opener against Seattle, Turner caught the game-winning touchdown from Bobby Hebert, initiating a season in which he enjoyed career highs in receptions (64), yards (927), and TDs (eight).

Pub Date: 7/28/98

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