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Max Tuerk

Max Tuerk

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Height: 
6-5

Weight:

298

Age

23
USC
2 Years Pro

2016 Season

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In the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Chargers selected three-time All-Pac-12 center Max Tuerk from the University of Southern California.

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In the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Chargers selected three-time All-Pac-12 center Max Tuerk (pronounced Turk) from the University of Southern California.

A career starter for the Trojans, Tuerk also was a team captain as a junior and senior. Standing 6-5, 298 pounds, Tuerk was an All-America candidate as a senior, but his year was cut short by a knee injury in the Trojans’ fifth game of the season against Washington. He is a versatile player who started 38 career games in three-plus seasons at USC, including 18 starts at center, 14 at left guard, five at left tackle and one at right tackle. As a junior he captured USC’s Offensive Lineman of the Year Award.

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Third-round pick by Chargers (66th overall), April 29, 2016.

 

COLLEGE: Consensus first-team All-Pac-12 center as junior in 2014, as well as team’s offensive lineman of year...honorable mention All-America and all-conference as sophomore in 2013 after starting 13 games at left guard and one at right tackle...in 2012 at Arizona, became first-ever USC true freshman to start at left tackle en route to earning Freshman All-America and honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors...played at USC from 2012-15...policy, planning and development major.

 

PERSONAL: All-America, all-state, All-CIF Pac-5, Los Angeles Times Area Lineman of Year, Orange County Register first-team and Trinity League Co-Lineman of Year as senior at Santa Margarita High in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif....helped lead team to state title as senior in 2011...all-state, All-CIF Pac-5 all-area, All-Orange County and Trinity League Co-Lineman of Year as junior...first-team all-league as sophomore.

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Recent Games

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17KCL 27-37
16@CLEL 17-20
15OAKL 16-19
14@CARL 16-28
13TBL 21-28
12@HOUW 21-13
10MIAL 24-31
9TENW 43-35
8@DENL 19-27
7@ATLW 33-30
6DENW 21-13
5@OAKL 31-34
4NOL 34-35
3@INDL 22-26
2JAXW 38-14
1@KCL 27-33
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preseason

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108/13/2016@TENL 10-2710
208/19/2016ARIW 3-1910
308/28/2016@MINL 10-2300
409/01/2016SFL 31-2111
TOTAL 31
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