NDSU’s Turner named MVFC lineman of week

North Dakota State University left tackle Billy Turner was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week on Monday.

The 6-foot-6, 314-pound senior from Shoreview, Minn., recorded 10 knockdowns during a 24-21 win over Big 12 opponent Kansas State. He allowed no quarterback hurries or sacks as quarterback Brock Jensen connected on 21 of 30 pass attempts for 165 yards.

NDSU (1-0) remained No. 1 in the FCS Coaches Poll and the Sports Network FCS Poll, which were released Monday. The Bison host Ferris State at 4 p.m. Saturday.

– Daily News Staff