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COL FB: California 52, Maryland 13

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COL FB: Maryland 42, Nevada 35

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Da'Rel Scott ran for 174 yards and two TDs in the second half Tuesday lifting Maryland to a 42-35 win over Nevada in the Humanitarian Bowl.

COL FB: Florida State 37, Maryland 3

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Florida State's Chris Ponder ran for 81 yards and a TD and passed for 143 yards and another touchdown in a 37-3 win over No. 23 Maryland.

COL FB: Maryland 17, North Carolina 15

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COL FB: Maryland 26, Wake Forest 0

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COL FB: Maryland 20, Clemson 17

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COL FB: Maryland 35, California 27

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Da'Rel Scott and Chris Turner accounted for four touchdowns Saturday, keying Maryland's surprising 35-27 victory over No. 25 California.

COL FB: Oregon St. 21, Maryland 14

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COL FB: Maryland 42, Boston College 35

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Chris Turner
NYP20000081051- 10 AUGUST 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Chris Turner is out in a double play by Miguel Tejada in the 6th inning of the August 10 New York Yankees v. Oakland A's game at Yankee Stadium. lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI

Chris Turner (born September 8, 1987 in Simi Valley, California) is an American college football player. He is currently the starting quarterback for the Maryland Terrapins at the University of Maryland.

Turner was born on September 8, 1987 in Simi Valley, California to parents John and Grace Turner. His father was the original drummer of the hair-band Ratt. Chris Turner attended high school at the Chaminade College Preparatory School, where he was a three-year letter-winner and starting quarterback in football and pitcher in baseball.

He led a pass-oriented offense and, during his senior year, accumulated 139 completions in 265 attempts, 2,047 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. His high school honors included: second-team All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) as a senior, All-Mission League as a senior and junior, Far West all-region selection by SuperPrep, and all-region selection by PrepStar.

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