Keena Turner

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Keena Turner
No. 58
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1958-10-22) October 22, 1958 (age 61)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College:Purdue
NFL Draft:1980 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks:19.5
Interceptions:11
Games:153
Player stats at NFL.com

Keena Turner (born October 22, 1958) is an American football executive and former player, coach, and broadcaster. He was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1980 NFL draft and traded on draft day to the San Francisco 49ers. A 6'2" 237 pound linebacker from Purdue University, Turner played in 11 NFL seasons and spent his entire career with the 49ers. A one time Pro Bowl selection, he retired from the 49ers with four Super Bowl rings.[1] Turner famously played Super Bowl XVI with the chickenpox.[2]

After his playing career ended, Turner served as a television co-host for 49ers pre-season games. Currently he serves as the team's vice president and assistant to the regional manager.[3] Turner and his wife Linda have three children, Sheena, Miles, and Ella.

Turner previously owned a car dealership in Tracy, California with former teammate Ronnie Lott.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keena Turner made 49ers VP". articles.sfgate.com. June 5, 2008. Retrieved October 14, 2010.
  2. ^ https://www.sfchronicle.com/49ers/article/Keena-Turner-played-81-NFC-title-game-and-13817131.php
  3. ^ "Keena Turner: Biography". 49ers.com. Retrieved 15 June 2020.

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