|Date of birth:October 1, 1978|
|Place of birth: Dayton, Ohio|
|Date of death: March 10, 2014(aged 35)|
|Place of death: Dayton, Ohio|
|College: Michigan State|
|NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 239|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New England Patriots ( 2001)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Thomas Samuel Turner III (October 1, 1978 – March 10, 2014) was an American football linebacker who played one season with the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State University and attended Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Ohio. Turner died of cancer on March 10, 2014.
- "T.J. TURNER". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141129035223/http://www.profootballarchives.com/turn08030.html. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Former HHS star and NFL linebacker T.J. Turner dies at 35". highlandcountypress.com. March 11, 2014. http://www.highlandcountypress.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=20&ArticleID=21855. Retrieved November 19, 2014.