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Keena Turner

Keena Turner
No. 58
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-10-22) October 22, 1958
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL draft: 1980 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks: 19.5
Interceptions: 11
Games: 153
Stats at

Keena Turner (born October 22, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois), is a former American professional football player who was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 2nd round of the 1980 NFL Draft and traded on draft day to the San Francisco 49ers. A 6'2" 237 pound linebacker from Purdue University, Turner played in 11 NFL seasons and spent his entire career with the 49ers from 1980-1990. A one time Pro Bowl selection, he retired from the 49ers with four Super Bowl rings.[1]

After his playing career ended, Turner served as a television co-host for 49er pre-season games. Currently he serves as the Vice President of Football Affairs for the 49ers.[2] Husband to Linda, father to Sheena, Miles, and Ella.

Turner previously owned a car dealership in Tracy, CA with former teammate Ronnie Lott.


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