"That man right there stuck with me," he said while fighting back tears. "I'll love him forever for it. He helped me get paid for a great education that I know I'll use very well. And he let me keep playing this game that I love."
Turner had 54 yards on the ground to go with a short touchdown pass in Rice's dominant 27-7 victory over Charlotte. It's clear as the senior's college career comes to an end he has a great deal of respect and gratitude for his coach.