Tuesday, December 22, 2009
High School senior Jeff Turner will be at the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day as a drummer with his Massachusetts school's marching band. But Turner also plays defensive end for the Danvers High the football team where he has been a stand out for the Falcons. Despite major hearing loss, Turner was a significant contributor to helping the team post its first winning record in three seasons. The Association of New England Football Officials is honoring Turner with its President's Memorial Award. The 6-foot-4, 250-pounder plans in play football in college as well.