Former D’Iberville standout named First Team All-Conference USA

Southern Miss defensive lineman Jacques Turner

Former D’Iberville standout named First Team All-Conference USA
Southern Miss and former D'Iberville defensive lineman Jacques Turner lines up against Auburn on Saturday, November 29 (Courtesy: WDAM Sports) (Taylor Curet)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) - A former D’Iberville standout is making waves in Conference USA.

Southern Miss announced Tuesday that Jacques Turner received First Team All-Conference USA honors, highlighting 15 Golden Eagles named to the C-USA postseason squads.

Turner, a redshirt sophomore, racked up the most tackles by any USM lineman this season with 33, including 10 for loss and five sacks to go with two forced fumbles and a blocked kick.

Southern Miss sophomore wide receiver Quez Watkins also received first-team honors.

Two other former Coast standouts also received C-USA postseason honors. Southern Miss and former Biloxi wide receiver Tim Jones received honorable mention, while North Texas and former Gautier and MGCCC running back DeAndre Torrey earned a place on the Second Team.

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