Expected to compete for playing time this season at right guard • Had offseason shoulder surgery and was limited for part of spring practice • Returned for the final week and played in the Spring Game • Redshirted in 2011 • Graduated early from Harrisonburg High School and enrolled at UNC in January 2011.
Harrisonburg High School
SuperPrep All-America • Ranked the No. 91 overall prospect and the No. 5 offensive guard in the country by Scout.com • Member of the Scout 300 • Played in the U.S. Army All-America Game • Member of the Rivals250 • Rated the No. 3 offensive guard in the nation and the No. 106 overall prospect by Rivals.com • Ranked the third-best prospect in Virginia by Rivals.com • Rated the top offensive lineman and the No. 6 overall prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep • Named all-state in back-to-back seasons • Paved the way for Harrisonburg’s running back to rush for more than 5,000 yards over the last two seasons • Helped lead his team to the state finals as a senior • Also played middle linebacker • Coached by Tim Sarver.
Son of Dawn Womack and West Turner • Exercise and sport science major • Both his father and uncle played football at West Virginia • Born May 15, 1993 • Exercise and sport science major • Favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys • Favorite video game is the “Battlefield Series” • His uncle, Jim Braxton, played fullback for the Buffalo Bills in the 1970s • At the U.S. Army game, he gave his helmet to the battalion that was shipping out to Afghanistan.