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Robert Turbin | Running Back

Team: Utah State Aggies
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 210

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Utah State’s Robert Turbin ran for 101 yards in Utah State’s 24-23 loss to Ohio in the Idaho Potato Bowl. The effort put the junior over 1,500 yards for the season.
Turbin, who may enter the NFL draft, finished with 1,517 yards. He entered the game as the nation's 10th-leading rusher with an average of 118 yards per game. His effort against the Bobcats gave him eight 100-yard games for the season. Sat, Dec 17, 2011 10:14:00 PM

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Utah State's Robert Turbin will wait until after the Aggies’ Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Ohio before deciding if he will enter the NFL draft.

Turbin, named the WAC’s Offensive Player of the Year, enters next Saturday’s bowl as the nation’s 10th-leading rusher with 118 yards per game. The junior's season is all the more impressive considering he sat out last year with a knee injury.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011 02:50:00 PM

Running back Robert Turbin rushed for 208 yards and three touchdowns in an overtime win against Idaho Saturday.

Turbin had two touchdowns in overtime, including the two-yard game-winning score in the second overtime. Turbin had previously rushed for an 80-yard score during the second quarter as well. The junior rushed 24 times for an average of 8.7 yards per carry. Turbin now has 1,257 yards and 19 touchdowns for the Aggies this season.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 09:11:00 PM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns in the Aggies' 34-33 win over San Jose State.

Turbin has had an excellent season, and did not disappoint again on Saturday. The junior went up and over the 1000-yard mark for the season, and added his 15th and 16th touchdowns of the season in the winning effort.
Sat, Nov 12, 2011 08:46:00 PM

After missing all of last season with a torn ACL, Utah State running back Robert Turbin is back at practice and is at full health.  "I can run, jump, cut, twist, and fall. Whatever is asked of me, I can do" says Turbin.

Turbin was a fantasy superstar in 2009 and should be someone to watch this season.  However, keep in mind that fellow backfield playmaker Diondre Borel is gone, so it will remain to be seen how that affects the Aggies' rushing attack as a whole.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 12:25:00 PM

With injuries to playmakers Robert Turbin, Stanley Morrison, and most recently Matt Austin, head coach Gary Andersen is having to get freshman Rashard Stewart on the field as soon as possible.  Stewart is listed as a cornerback but has practiced on both sides of the ball.

The big thing with Stewart will be where the coaching staff uses him the most.  If on offense, he could be an interesting sleeper next year or even later this year.  
Thu, Sep 9, 2010 08:45:00 PM

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that running back Robert Turbin (over 1700 yards from scrimmage and 18 scores in 09) and wide receiver Stanley Morrison (33-613-3 in 09) are both unlikely to play this season. Turbin tore his ACL this past winter, while Morrison recently had foot surgery.

This news, while not entirely unexpected, is a blow for a Utah State team looking to take a step in 2010. Michael Smith is the leader to see a majority of carries, while Eric Moats and Mikhail Morgan should see a bump in catches. 
Thu, Jul 1, 2010 10:00:00 AM

If Utah State running back Robert Turbin (torn ACL) is not able to return to the field in 2010, the junior would be eligible to apply for a sixth year of eligibility.

It seems unlikely Turbin will be able to return this season, but he is a name to file away for 2011 if he doesn't make a return.
Source: Desert News
Sat, Feb 6, 2010 04:30:00 PM

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Utah State running back Robert Turbin tore his ACL during off-season workouts and had surgery on Thursday. He's expected to miss part of the 2010 campaign.

Turbin was the 9th best fantasy running back for the 2009 season, and this is a big blow to the Utah State program.
Thu, Feb 4, 2010 10:15:00 PM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin ran for 113 yards and three touchdowns against Idaho.  He also caught two touchdowns worth 70 yards of offense.

Turbin closes the year scoring in five straight, and ends with 18 total touchdowns and 1296 yards.  He should be a great option again next season.
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Sun, Nov 29, 2009 10:00:00 AM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin had 190 yards and two touchdowns in tonight's win over San Jose State.

The passing game was non existent tonight, and Turbin single-handedly carried the Aggies to victory.  Too bad Boise St. is up next...Turbin should be decent, but don't expect him to replicate tonight's effort.
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Sat, Nov 14, 2009 08:15:00 PM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin could only manage 47 yards on 17 carries against BYU.

Turbin, who caught four balls for 116 yards and two scores against Southern Utah last week, was held to one catch against BYU. Though he struggled this week, look for Turbin to bounce back well.
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Sat, Oct 3, 2009 10:15:00 PM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin ran for 104 yards, netted 115 yards receiving, and scored three touchdowns Saturday as the Aggies defeated Southern Utah 53-34 in Logan.

Turbin continues to prove an all-purpose yardage threat and has topped 100 yards rushing in each game this season.
Sun, Sep 27, 2009 07:15:00 PM

Utah State sophomore tailback Robert Turbin opened eyes once more Saturday in a 38-30 road loss to the Texas A&M, rushing for 121 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries.

Believe it or not, through two games, Turbin is averaging 10.3 yards a carry, yet has never carried the ball more than 13 times.  Such stats emphasize the break away speed that Turbin possesses, with the sophomore now having taken a 96 yard run and 50 yard run in for a touchdown in Utah State's first two contests of the season.
Sun, Sep 20, 2009 10:45:00 AM

Utah State running back Robert Turbin rushed for 148 yards on just 13 carries in Thursday night's loss to Utah.

Impressive numbers against a good Utah defense.  Keep an eye on how many carries Turbin gets though, as quarterback Diondre Borel is sure to see his fair share as well.
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Fri, Sep 4, 2009 11:30:00 AM