Matt Jones has been the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and NWA Media since 2010. He is also a feature writer for Hawgs Illustrated magazine and is currently working on his Master's degree at the University of Arkansas.
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Best Sports Memories: Watching Arkansas' basketball national championship in 1994; being at the Georgia Dome when the tornado hit during the 2008 SEC Tournament; countless hours spent at Baum Stadium in the spring.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Noodles, Penguin Ed's and Mojitos
Education: University of Arkansas
Report: Turner transferring to Arkansas State
University of Arkansas linebacker A.J. Turner (left) and Tevin Mitchell put the stop on Tulsa receiver Keyarris Garrett during Saturdays homecoming game at Razorback Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE Former Arkansas linebacker A.J. Turner will transfer to Arkansas State, according to Scout-affiliated website AStateNation.com.
Turner missed the 2013 season with a wrist injury. The Lepanto native was named to the Southeastern Conference's All-Freshman team in 2012 after recording 53 tackles, including 12 in the season finale against LSU.
Turner was one of four Razorbacks to transfer following the 2013 season, alongside running back Nate Holmes, cornerback Ray Buchanan Jr. and linebacker Myke Tavarres.