Texas A&M’s Shemar Turner was ejected during Saturday’s game between No. 10 Ole Miss and the Aggies for a flagrant personal foul.
Turner, who blocked Ole Miss’ field goal attempt to go up 17-0 over the Aggies, was seen punching Rebels offensive lineman Micah Pettus after a brief interaction. Video shows Turner appeared to have his helmet stuck between Pettus’ legs and, once he got clear of the Rebels lineman, punched him in the groin.
Check out the play that led to Turner’s immediate ejection (and resulted in Rebels coach Lane Kiffin’s ejection signal on the sidelines):
Shemar Turner just got tossed and yep, that’s why. pic.twitter.com/dUVZ4AK66m
— Connor O’Gara (@cjogara) November 4, 2023
On the next play, Ole Miss’ Quinshon Judkins ran for a 6-yard touchdown, extending the Rebels’ lead to 28-14 in the third quarter. The loss of Turner will be a significant challenge for the Aggies moving forward since he is one of the team’s top defensive players.
Prior to Turner’s ejection, the Aggies had already given up 367 yards of total offense in what was considered a crucial game for Jimbo Fisher and the Aggies.
This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Texas A&M player ejected for punching Ole Miss’ Micah Pettus in groin
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