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Ron Turner clarifies comments on FIU players

FIU head coach Ron Turner is shown during the first quarter of the team's game against the UCF Knights at Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium on Sept. 6, 2013.
FIU head coach Ron Turner is shown during the first quarter of the team's game against the UCF Knights at Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium on Sept. 6, 2013.
Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

Miami Herald Writer

After last weekend’s 34-13 loss to Bethune-Cookman, coach Ron Turner spoke after the game about his players lacking dedication and discipline. Turner clarified his frustration Tuesday on his 0-3 team after practice.

“We have a lot of guys that play their hearts out. … We’ve got a few that are undisciplined, that aren’t doing what we want them to do,” he said. “I get mad at myself when I get mad at the whole team when it’s only a handful of guys. I’ve got to do a better job of focusing on the many guys that we have that are doing everything we want them to do, and those are the guys we’re going to win with. And we’re going to win — it’s just a matter of when.”

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Turner said junior safety Demarkus Perkins (knee) should play Saturday against Louisville. Sophomore linebacker Davison Colimon (ankle) is questionable.

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