2008 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
2007 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Handled all but two punts this season... One of 29 players to compete in all 14 games... made season debut against Northwestern State during the season opener... booted four punts for an average of 41.0 yards per kick with a long of 52 yards... placed three punts inside the 20-yard line against the Demons... kicked three punts with two touchbacks at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State... drilled four punts, including a long of 49 yards, against Texas Tech... smashed a 53-yard punt at C-USA rival UTEP and nailed four kickoffs for an average of 62.5 yards per kick... placed both punts inside the 20-yard line at C-USA rival Tulane... nailed six punts for an average of 41.0 yards per kick, including a long of 60 yards... booted seven kickoffs against the Mustangs... hit the onsides kick that led to the Cougars' game-winning drive at C-USA rival Tulsa... also booted three punts for an average of 53.7 yards per kick, including a long of 59 yards, and nailed eight kickoffs for an average of 62.5 yards per kick... smashed four punts for an average of 44.5 yards per kick at C-USA rival UCF... nailed a long of 52 yards and placed one inside the 20 against the Knights... placed two of his three punts inside the 20-yard line against C-USA rival Memphis. C-USA Championship Game: Punted four times for an average of 48.8 yards per kick, including a long of 57 yards, at East Carolina. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Tied a Houston single-season record with 14 games played against Air Force.
Steady performer on special teams... enjoyed streak of seven straight games with at least one punt booted inside the 20-yard line... smashed career-long 71-yard punt against No. 24 Tulsa... two games with at least one 60-yard punt and nine games with at least one 50-yard punt... Also served on kickoff team, smashing five kickoffs at No. 23 East Carolina and nine against No. 24 Tulsa... Not listed in national statistics due to 3.1 punts per game average below minimums... booted five punts for an average of 46.2 yards per kick at Oklahoma State... also launched a 55-yard punt during the third quarter against the Cowboys... nailed four punts for an average of 42.8 yards per kick, including a long of 58 yards, against Air Force in Dallas... drilled two punts for an average of 50.5 yards per kick at Colorado State... connected on a 54-yard punt against the Rams... blasted two punts of 60 and 59 yard at No. 23 East Carolina... also launched five kickoffs for an average of 62.6 yards against the Pirates... booted six punts for an average of 51.5 yards per kick, including a long of 62 yards, against C-USA rival UAB... smashed two punts inside the 20-yard line against the Blazers and added a 55-yard kickoff. .. booted two punts for an average of 46.5 yards, including a long of 52 yards, at C-USA rival SMU... placed one punt inside the 20-yard line against the Mustangs... put two of his six punts inside the 20-yard line at C-USA rival Marshall... blasted a career-long 71-yard punt against No. 24 Tulsa... booted a 55-yard punt at C-USA rival Rice. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Booted four punts for an average of 44.2 yards per kick against Air Force... Nailed a 60-yard punt against the Falcons and put one inside the 20-yard line.
Competed in all 13 games on special teams... made his collegiate debut at Oregon during the season opener... booted two punts against the Ducks... kicked six punts during the home opener against Colorado State... blasted a 55-yard punt against Conference USA rival East Carolina... booted two punts for an average of 44.5 yards against Rice... booted three punts for an average of 48.0 yards per kick at C-USA rival UAB... blasted five punts for an average of 43.0 yards per kick at UTEP... nailed a 56-yard punt against the Miners... launched a 57-yard punt against SMU... booted three punts for an average of 51.0 yards per kick against C-USA rival Marshall... launched a 61-yard punt against the Thundering Herd. Texas Bowl: Blasted six punts for an average of 50.2 yards per kick against TCU... set a UH bowl record with his average... nailed a career- and Texas Bowl-record 65-yard punt against the Horned Frogs.. was the second-longest punt in UH bowl history.
PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Spent one season at Hardin-Simmons where he played soccer... helped lead team to the American South Conference championship... also attended Alvin Community College.
FRIENDSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Was First-Team All-District and was named to the All-Galveston County team... named Special Teams Player of the Year at Friendswood... was an All-State goalkeeper while picking up All-District and All-County accolades.
Full name is Chase Randall Turner... born Sept. 8, 1986, in Webster, Texas... son of Chuck and Beth Turner... enjoys boating and fishing in his spare time... majoring in kinesiology.
Chase Turner's Career Bests
Punts: 6, done five times; Most recently vs. SMU (10-24-09)
Punting Yards: 309, vs. UAB (10-9-08)
Long Punt: 71, vs. Tulsa (11-15-08)
Inside 20: 3, vs. Northwestern State (9-5-09)
PAT Attempts: 2, vs. Texas Southern (11-24-07)
Tackles: 1, done four times; Most recently at Tulsa (11-7-09)