It turned out that Cole Turner’s given name is Nicolas but has preferred going by Cole since childhood.
The 22-year-old American footballer was drafted by the Washington Commanders in the fifth round (149th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft and signed his four-year rookie contract on May 6, 2022.
He actually plays professionally for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nevada as a wide receiver before switching to tight end as a senior and was selected by the Commanders in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
He was born on March 16, 2000, in Clackamas, Oregon. He played basketball and football while he was a student at Clackamas High School.
In 2017, he assisted in guiding his football team to a state championship and three straight conference titles. With 76 receptions for 1,325 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior in 2017, he led the state of Oregon in receiving, earning all-state accolades.
As a wide receiver for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team, Turner played in 12 games as a freshman after enrolling at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2018.
He switched positions to tight end as a sophomore in 2020, and as a result of his nine touchdown catches and second-place finishes on the team in both catches (49) and receiving yards (605) to Romeo Doubs, he earned first-team All-Mountain West accolades.
After catching 10 touchdown passes as a senior in 2021, tying Brock Bowers of Georgia for second in the country among tight ends, he was chosen to the All-Mountain West second team. He took part in the Senior Bowl in 2022.
How Good Is Cole Turner?
Defences struggled with Turner, especially when the ball was in the end zone. He scored 19 touchdowns after switching to tight end, 10 of which came in the 2021 season. The majority of those points were scored when the Wolfpack had to end drives with points in the score.
Few tight ends in college football were more proficient at scoring in the extra point than Turner. He and Kyle Pitts tied for second place in 2020 with eight touchdowns in the end zone, and in 2021, six of his touchdowns came from a distance of 17 yards or less.
What Happened To Cole Turner?
Turner was drafted by the Washington Commanders in the fifth round (149th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft and signed his four-year rookie contract on May 6, 2022.