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Jordan Norwood
WR #11
Height:
5-11
Weight:
180
Age:
28
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
State College, PA
Experience:
6
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 36 405 11.3 51 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
2012 CLE 2 0 13 137 10.5 27 0 1 1 1 1 0 -- --
2011 CLE 14 4 23 268 11.7 51 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2010 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

• A sixth-year wide receiver who totaled 36 receptions for 405 yards (11.3 avg.) with one touchdown during his first five NFL seasons with Philadelphia (2009), Cleveland (2010-12) and Denver (2014).

• Competed with the Broncos during training camp in 2014 before being placed on injured reserve (knee) and missing the season.

• Posted a career-high 23 catches for 268 yards (11.7 avg.) with one score in 14 games (4 starts) for the Browns in 2011.

• Recorded a personal-best nine catches for 81 yards (9.0 avg.) at N.Y. Giants (10/7/12) to represent the highest reception total for a Browns player in seven seasons.

• Played four seasons at Penn State University, totaling 158 receptions for 2,015 yards (12.8 avg.) with 13 touchdowns.

• Starred as a point guard in high school and saw action in four games for the Nittany Lions’ basketball team during the 2006-07 season.

• Joined the Broncos a free agent on Dec. 31, 2013.

• Entered the NFL with Cleveland as a college free agent on May 1, 2009.


• A sixth-year wide receiver who totaled 36 receptions for 405 yards (11.3 avg.) with one touchdown during his first five NFL seasons with Philadelphia (2009), Cleveland (2010-12) and Denver (2014).

• Competed with the Broncos during training camp in 2014 before being placed on injured reserve (knee) and missing the season.

• Posted a career-high 23 catches for 268 yards (11.7 avg.) with one score in 14 games (4 starts) for the Browns in 2011.

• Recorded a personal-best nine catches for 81 yards (9.0 avg.) at N.Y. Giants (10/7/12) to represent the highest reception total for a Browns player in seven seasons.

• Played four seasons at Penn State University, totaling 158 receptions for 2,015 yards (12.8 avg.) with 13 touchdowns.

• Starred as a point guard in high school and saw action in four games for the Nittany Lions’ basketball team during the 2006-07 season.

• Joined the Broncos a free agent on Dec. 31, 2013.

• Entered the NFL with Cleveland as a college free agent on May 1, 2009.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Cleveland as a college free agent 5/1/09; Waived by Cleveland 9/5/09; Signed by Philadelphia (practice squad) 9/23/09; Signed by Philadelphia (active roster) 12/1/09; Waived by Philadelphia 12/7/09; Signed by Philadelphia (practice squad) 12/9/09; Waived by Philadelphia 9/4/10; Signed by Cleveland (practice squad) 9/6/10; Signed by Cleveland (active roster) 11/30/10; Waived by Cleveland 8/26/13; Signed by Tampa Bay 8/28/13; Waived by Tampa Bay 8/31/13; Signed by Denver to a future contract 12/31/13.

2014: Norwood missed the entire 2014 season with a knee injury sustained in training camp.

2013: Norwood spent the year out of football after competing with Cleveland and Tampa Bay during the preseason.

2012: Norwood saw action in two games for Cleveland and totaled 13 catches for 137 yards (10.5 avg.)... Led the team with a career-best nine catches for 81 yards (9.0 avg.) at NYG (10/7)—the highest reception total for a Browns player in seven seasons... Placed on injured reserve (foot) on Oct. 12.

2011: Norwood appeared in a career-best 14 games (4 starts) and recorded 23 receptions for 268 yards (11.7 avg.) with one touchdown... Returned four punts for 35 yards (8.8 avg.)... Posted at least one reception in each of his final eight games of the season... Made his first career catch—a 6-yard reception—vs. Cin. (9/11)... Totaled 69 yards on four catches (17.3 avg.) and scored his first career touchdown at Cin. (11/27).

2010: Norwood spent the first 12 weeks on Cleveland’s practice squad before being elevated to the club’s 53-man roster... Inactive for the Browns’ final five games.

2009: Norwood, who entered the NFL as a college free agent with Cleveland on May 1, competed with the Browns during training camp before being waived and spending the rest of his rookie season with Philadelphia... Spent 13 weeks on the Eagles’ practice squad and appeared in one game for the club while on its active roster... Made his NFL debut at Atl. (12/6).

COLLEGE: Norwood played four seasons at Penn State University and totaled 158 receptions for 2,015 yards (12.8 avg.) with 13 touchdowns... Posted a career-best 637 yards and six scores on 41 catches (15.5 avg.) as a senior... Competed on the Nittany Lions’ basketball team during the 2006-07 season, seeing action in four games for the school.

PERSONAL: Norwood attended State College (Pa.) Area High School, where he was a star football and basketball player... Posted 21 catches for 273 yards (13.0 avg.) with four touchdowns in helping the football team to the Class AAAA state semifinals... Selected as a two-time Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a point guard on the basketball team that captured the 2003 state title... His father, Brian Norwood, is the associate head coach (safeties) at Baylor University... His older brother, Gabe, was a member of the George Mason University basketball team that advanced to the 2006 NCAA Final Four... Jordan Shea Rashad Norwood was born on Sept. 29, 1986, in Honolulu.

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