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NIU Alum Michael Turner featured in ESPN commercial

August 16, 2010

Have you seen the ESPN Fantasy Football commercial featuring NIU alum, Michael Turner?

Michael Turner vs. Bama

NIU's Michael Turner rushed for 156 yds on 27 carries in the Huskies 19-16 victory over Alabama in 2003.

Turner was a nightmare for opposing defenses when he wore the Huskie red and black. A two-time All-America, Doak Walker National Runningback Award semifinalist, and First-Team All-Mid-American Conference pick, Turner wound up second in major-college rushing in both 2002 (1,905 yards) and in 2003 (1,648 yards), plus completed his career 13th on the all-time National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1-A ground-gaining list with 4,941 yards. “The Burner” finished his career with at least 13 major Northern Illinois records.