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Marrio Norman
No. 21     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-08-10) August 10, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Greenwood, South Carolina
Career information
College: Coastal Carolina
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* West Texas Roughnecks (2011)
Roster status: Refused to report
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
* 2× First Team All-Arena (2014, 2018)
Tackles     4
Tackles     287.0
Interceptions     30
INT return yards     252
Pass breakups     56
Total TDs     3
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Marrio Reytwan Norman (born August 10, 1986) is an American football defensive back for the Washington Valor 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 yearsEdit

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 careerEdit

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 careerEdit

West Texas RoughnecksEdit

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

Georgia ForceEdit

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

Orlando PredatorsEdit

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

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

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 RavensEdit

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

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

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 GladiatorsEdit

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 SkywalkersEdit

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

Albany EmpireEdit

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

Washington ValorEdit

On March 6, 2019, Norman was assigned to the Washington Valor.

Personal lifeEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "27 Marrio Norman". goccusports.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150920153614/http://www.goccusports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/norman_marrio00.html. 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. https://archive.is/20161224210811/http://www.mrt.com/sports/highschool/article/Roughnecks-score-92-points-to-rout-Arizona-7439224.php. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  3. "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. October 3, 2011. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=95. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  4. "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=13. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  5. "Tuesday May 07, 2013". arenafan.com. May 7, 2013. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=131. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  6. "Tuesday July 29, 2014". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Cleveland_Gladiators-131/transactions/. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  7. "Ravens , Sign Marrio Norman". kffl.com. July 29, 2014. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141205024407/http://www.kffl.com/player/30467/nfl/marrio-norman. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  8. Hensley, Jamison (August 25, 2014). "Baltimore Ravens cut-down analysis". espn.go.com. http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/137192/baltimore-ravens-cut-down-analysis-3. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  9. "Roughriders sign five defensive backs". leaderpost.com. May 5, 2015. Archived from the original on June 27, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150627234242/http://www.leaderpost.com/sports/Roughriders%2Bsign%2Bfive%2Bdefensive%2Bbacks/11030486/story.html. 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20150622210115/http://www.leaderpost.com/sports/Regina%2Bborn%2BWoldu%2Bamong%2BRoughriders%2Bfinal%2Bcuts/11154401/story.html. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  11. "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150730141511/http://www.cfl.ca/page/transactions. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  12. "Marrio Norman Returns to the Gladiators". clevelandgladiators.com. July 29, 2015. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150730144831/http://www.clevelandgladiators.com/team/latest-news/marrio-norman-returns-gladiators. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  13. "2017 CAFL DRAFT RESULTS". caflfootball.com. July 11, 2017. Archived from the original on September 29, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170929031948/http://caflfootball.com/2017-cafl-draft-results/. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  14. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180324060632/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Albany_Empire-238/transactions/. 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009134015/http://www.gastongazette.com/article/20151007/NEWS/151009085/14886/SPORTS. 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20151218022550/http://wpde.com/news/local/fmr-ccu-football-player-jailed-on-drug-charge?id=373788. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  17. "Marrio Norman arrested". thesunnews.typepad.com. November 7, 2009. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150730144536/http://thesunnews.typepad.com/coastal_carolina/2009/11/marrio-norman-arrested.html. Retrieved July 30, 2015.

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