Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2021, 2022; Spring 2020, 2022)
Turner Corcoran started every game in 2022. He started the first three games at left guard before starting the final nine games at left tackle.
After dealing with an injury during fall camp, Corcoran played in every game and started Nebraska’s final 11 contests in 2021. On the season, Corcoran started nine games at left tackle and two games at right tackle.
After playing extensively off the bench in the season opener at Illinois, Corcoran started the next four games at left tackle. Against Fordham, he helped Nebraska total 300 yards rushing and passing in the same game for only the third time in program history. Corcoran also started at left tackle against Buffalo. In his first start at right tackle, Corcoran helped Nebraska rush for 427 and total 657 yards of offense against Northwestern, and the Huskers scored 56 points, their highest output in a Big Ten Conference game. Corcoran moved back to his starting spot at left tackle against Minnesota and started the final five games at the position.
2020 (Covid Season)
Corcoran played in three games with one start as a true freshman. Corcoran saw action on the offensive line in the season opener at No. 5 Ohio State, becoming the 15th true freshman offensive lineman to play in a game in school history. He also earned playing time on the line against Illinois.
Corcoran started at left tackle in the Huskers’ win at Rutgers, when Nebraska had 620 yards of offense. With his start, Corcoran became the first true freshman to ever start at left tackle for Nebraska. Corcoran also became just the sixth true freshman offensive lineman to start a game for the Huskers.
Before Nebraska (Lawrence Free State HS)
One of the nation’s top recruits, Corcoran was recognized as the top player in Kansas in 2019. He was chosen to compete in the 2020 All-American Bowl, which featured the nation’s top 100 seniors.
Corcoran was a first-team all-state selection as a senior at Lawrence Free State, which finished with an 8-2 record. Corcoran helped Free State average 6.7 yards per carry and 37.5 points per game in 2019. Corcoran was also a first-team all-state pick as a junior, and he started for the Firebirds as a sophomore.
A four-star recruit, Corcoran was the consensus No. 1 player in Kansas and ranked among the nation’s top 50 players overall. He was tabbed as the nation’s No. 47 overall recruit in the 247Sports Composite rankings, while Rivals listed Corcoran as the No. 65 player in the country. Corcoran also came in as the nation’s No. 45 overall recruit in the 247Sports Composite rankings. He had offers from many of the nation’s top programs, including Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Oklahoma.
Turner is the son of Allen and Shannon Corcoran, and he was born on July 18, 2001. Corcoran is a criminology and criminal justice major. He has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race and Operation Christmas Child.
Honors & Awards