Marrio Norman

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Marrio Norman
No. 21 – Albany Empire
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1986-08-10) August 10, 1986 (age 31)
Greenwood, South Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Greenwood (SC)
College: Coastal Carolina
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
Tackles: 4
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 248.0
Interceptions: 25
INT return yards: 220
Pass breakups: 43
Total TDs: 2
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Marrio Reytwan Norman (born August 10, 1986) is an American football defensive back for the Albany Empire of the Arena Football League (AFL). Norman played college football at Coastal Carolina University and attended Greenwood High School in Greenwood, South Carolina. He has also been a member of the West Texas Roughnecks, Georgia Force, Orlando Predators, Cleveland Gladiators, Baltimore Ravens and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early years

Norman played high school football for the Greenwood High School Eagles, earning two letters. He earned a spot in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas after being named to the High School Sports Report All-State team for the second consecutive year. He also earned Index-Journal Honorable Mention All-State honors two straight years. Norman played most of his senior season with a broken hard, recording 27 solo tackles, an interception and two pass breakups.[1]

College career

Norman played for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers from 2004 to 2008. He earned First Team All-Big South honors in 2007 after recording 53 tackles.[1]

Professional career

West Texas Roughnecks

Norman played for the West Texas Roughnecks of the Indoor Football League in 2011.[2]

Georgia Force

Norman was signed by the Georgia Force on October 3, 2011.[3]

Orlando Predators

Norman signed with the Orlando Predators on November 7, 2012. He was released by the Predators on April 24, 2013.[4]

Cleveland Gladiators

Norman was signed by the Cleveland Gladiators on May 7, 2013.[5] He was named First Team All-Arena in 2014. He was placed on the Gladiators' Other League Exempt list on July 29, 2014.[6]

Baltimore Ravens

Norman was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on July 29, 2014.[7] He was released by the Ravens on August 25, 2014.[8]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Norman signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on May 5, 2015.[9] He was released by the Roughriders on June 21, 2015.[10] He was signed to the Roughriders' practice roster on June 23, 2015. Norman was promoted to the active roster on June 26 and added back to the practice roster on July 4, 2015. He was released by the Roughriders on July 16, 2015.[11]

Cleveland Gladiators

On July 29, 2015, Norman was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.[12] He became a free agent after the 2015 season. He was assigned to the Gladiators on July 6, 2017.

Shanghai Skywalkers

Norman was selected by the Shanghai Skywalkers in the second round of the 2017 CAFL Draft.[13]

Albany Empire

On March 23, 2018, Norman was assigned to the Albany Empire.[14]

Personal life

Norman's brothers Josh, Renaldo and Orlando are also athletes. Josh plays for the Washington Redskins, Renaldo played college basketball at Edward Waters College and Orlando played football at North Carolina A&T State University.[1][15] On November 7, 2009, Marrio was arrested and charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of a suspended driver's license.[16][17]

References

  1. ^ a b c "27 Marrio Norman". goccusports.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2015. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Roughnecks score 92 points to rout Arizona". mrt.com. June 5, 2011. Archived from the original on December 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. October 3, 2011. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Tuesday May 07, 2013". arenafan.com. May 7, 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tuesday July 29, 2014". arenafan.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ravens , Sign Marrio Norman". kffl.com. July 29, 2014. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ Hensley, Jamison (August 25, 2014). "Baltimore Ravens cut-down analysis". espn.go.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Roughriders sign five defensive backs". leaderpost.com. May 5, 2015. Archived from the original on June 27, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Regina-born Woldu among Roughriders' final cuts". leaderpost.com. June 21, 2015. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Marrio Norman Returns to the Gladiators". clevelandgladiators.com. July 29, 2015. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  13. ^ "2017 CAFL DRAFT RESULTS". caflfootball.com. July 11, 2017. Archived from the original on September 29, 2017. Retrieved July 21, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved March 24, 2018. 
  15. ^ Flagler, Jack (October 7, 2015). "Who is Josh Norman? Panthers corner took winding road to the NFL". gastongazette.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  16. ^ Moore, Graeme (November 7, 2009). "Fmr CCU football player jailed on drug charge". carolinalive.com. Archived from the original on December 18, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Marrio Norman arrested". thesunnews.typepad.com. November 7, 2009. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 

External links

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders bio
  • Baltimore Ravens bio
  • Just Sports Stats
  • NFL Draft Scout
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