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D. J. Turner (wide receiver)

D. J. Turner
No. 19 – Las Vegas Raiders
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-01-18) January 18, 1997 (age 27)
Glenarden, Maryland, U.S.
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Maryland)
College:Maryland (2016–2019)
Pittsburgh (2020)
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Receiving yards:26
Player stats at PFR

Darryl Turner Jr. (born January 18, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Maryland and Pittsburgh.

College career

Turner played college football at the University of Maryland, College Park for four years before transferring to the University of Pittsburgh for his final year.[1] During his career, he had 68 receptions for 928 yards and four touchdowns.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump
5 ft 9 in
(1.75 m)
206 lb
(93 kg)
28+12 in
(0.72 m)
8+14 in
(0.21 m)
4.59 s 1.45 s 2.65 s 4.16 s 6.92 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
All values from Pro Day[3]

Turner signed with the Las Vegas Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2021.[4] After spending his first season on the practice squad, he made the team's 53-man roster in 2022. On September 14, 2022, Turner was placed on the injured reserve list.[5] He was activated on October 22. He was waived on December 17[6] and re-signed to practice squad three days later.[7] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 9, 2023.[8] He was waived/injured on August 12, 2023,[9] and placed on injured reserve.

Turner was waived on August 17, 2023.[10] On October 16, 2023, the Raiders signed Turner to their practice squad.[11] He was promoted to the active roster on November 18.


  1. ^ McGonigal, John (September 1, 2020). "Pitt adds former Maryland wide receiver DJ Turner as grad transfer". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved September 1, 2022.
  2. ^ "DJ Turner College Stats, School, Draft, Gamelog, Splits". College Football at Retrieved September 3, 2023.
  3. ^ "2021 Draft Scout DJ Turner, Pittsburgh NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". Retrieved November 23, 2022.
  4. ^ Hill, Adam (August 15, 2022). "Raiders report: D.J. Turner makes impression with big game". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved September 1, 2022.
  5. ^ "Raiders sign WR Keelan Cole to active roster, place WR DJ Turner on reserve/injured list". September 14, 2022. Retrieved September 14, 2022.
  6. ^ "Raiders activate WR Hunter Renfrow and TE Darren Waller". December 17, 2022. Retrieved September 2, 2023.
  7. ^ Bouda, Nate (December 20, 2022). "NFL Transactions Tuesday 12/20". Retrieved December 20, 2022.
  8. ^ "Raiders sign 13 players to Reserve/Future contracts". January 9, 2023. Retrieved September 2, 2023.
  9. ^ "Raiders sign RB Darwin Thompson, re-sign LB Kana'i Mauga". August 12, 2023. Retrieved September 2, 2023.
  10. ^ Thompson, Stephen (August 17, 2023). "Raiders Release Former Pitt WR D.J. Turner". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved September 2, 2023.
  11. ^ Bouda, Nate (October 16, 2023). "Raiders Make Four Practice Squad Moves". Retrieved October 17, 2023.
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