Defense Starts Fast and Forces Three Turnovers, But Offense Wins the Day in First Major Spring Scrimmage
Cowboys Practice Outside in War Memorial Stadium for the First Time This Spring
Wyoming Spring Football Resumes Monday, Cowboys Practice in Shoulder Pads for the First Time This Spring
Pokes Prepare for First Full-Padded Practice of Spring on Wednesday
Practices Will be in the Mornings and Open to the Public and Media, Spring Game Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Quarterback Brett Smith has huge day through the air
UW This Season: Norman enters the fall of 2013 as the starter at one of the four receiver spots for the Pokes.
2012: Norman played in 11 games, starting three. He was sixth on the team with 18 catches for 228 yards. He had more than 40 yards receiving in three games this season - Toledo (50), Colorado State (44) and a career-high 79 versus UNLV. Against the Rebels, Norman had a career day with six grabs for 79 yards.
2011: Norman played in all 13 games for the Cowboys as a true freshman. As a receiver he had two receptions for 14 yards. After an injury to kick returner Ghaali Muhammad eight games into the season, Norman stepped in and averaged 20 yards per kick return. His best returns of 48 and 24 yards came in the 31-10 victory over New Mexico on Nov. 19.
High School: Norman was named the District 15-3A Offensive MVP as a high school quarterback his senior year at Liberty-Eylau High School in Texarkana, Texas. He also earned all-area offensive honors. He rushed for 830 yards, passed for 758 and had 125 yards in kickoff returns, while scoring 25 touchdowns as a senior. He led Liberty-Eylau to an 8-3 record in 2010 and the first round of the state playoffs. His junior season, Norman accounted for over 800 all-purpose yards and 11 TDs. A multi-sport athlete, Norman earned first team all-district honors in basketball as a junior as part of a team that posted a 34-6 record and advanced to the regional finals. He also was a regional finalist in the 200-meter dash in track and field his junior year, and earned Texas All-State honors in track. He played for head football coach Pat Brady. He joins former high school teammate and Wyoming junior cornerback Marqueston Huff on the Cowboy Football team.
Personal: Born May 22, 1993, he is the son of Sharon Mitchell and Therlow Norman and he has one sister, Sherell. Norman was also recruited by Kansas and Memphis. He has not decided on a major at UW.