Michigan Thursday: Turner Still Gone?

August 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The inside scoop on J.T. Turner is that he showed up out of shape to fall camp and was running with the third string on Monday (not sure if he practiced on Tuesday).  In a class move Rich Rod mentioned that some kids didn't show up ready to play Division I football and it seems J.T. was one of those guys in that group. 
It sounds like J.T. was not with a majority of his teammates participating in summer workouts.  Either way, you can't show up to camp out of shape.  You have to spend the time between Spring and Fall practices getting your body in shape, so that when the short Fall Camp begins, you can get the proper offense or defense schemes down for the start of the season.   

If I were to read the tea leaves, I'm guessing the Michigan coaches were not too happy that J.T. gets to camp out of shape and quickly puts him on the third string.  Being on third string doesn't sit well for either the 5-star recruit or the Michi...

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