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Marrio Norman
Marrio Norman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenwood, S.C.

High School:
Greenwood

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
DB


2008 Preseason All-Big South honoree...

2007: Started in seven of the eight games he played in before an injury sidelined him for the final two contests of the year... Split time between safety and cornerback during the season... Earned First Team All-Big South honors after tallying 53 tackles, including 28 solos, on the year, ranking sixth overall on the team and first in tackles per game (6.63)... Also had five interceptions, the most of any player in the Big South, though he did not play enough games to be ranked... Named CCU's Defensive Player of the Week after a school-record three interceptions and a fumble recovery, along with four tackles, against Presbyterian... Had a career-high 11 tackles at James Madison and followed it up with 10 tackles, one forced fumble and one interception at Furman... Also had seven tackles, with four solos, and one interception at Liberty...

2006: Played in seven games for Coastal, starting four of them... Had 14 solo and 25 total tackles on the year, including two tackles for loss... Had a pair of interceptions and six pass breakups... Picked off a pass and returned it 58 yards and added five tackles (four solo) and two additional pass breakups in the home win over Charleston Southern... Had a season-best six tackles, with one for loss, in the victory at Gardner-Webb...

2005: Did not see action during the 2005 season...

2004: Started eight of nine games played his freshman season... Was ninth on the team with 36 tackles, 21 of them solo shots... Also had three interceptions and seven pass breakups... His 10 passes defended were sixth best in the league... Named Big South Freshman of the Week after recording a season-high seven tackles, including one for loss, and two pass breakups in Coastal's win at VMI... Got his first career interception, along with two pass breakups and four tackles, in the home win over North Greenville... Had three tackles and two interceptions in the home win over Savannah State... Member of CCU's 2004 recruiting class...

High School: A two-year letterwinner at Greenwood... Earned a place in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas after being named to the High School Sports Report All-State team for the second consecutive year... Also earned Index-Journal Honorable Mention All-State two consecutive seasons... Played most of his final year with a broken hand, but still managed to post 27 solo tackles, an interception and two pass breakups...

Personal: Full name: Marrio Reytwan Norman... Son of Roy Norman and Sandra Norman... Brother Renaldo played college basketball at Edward Waters and brother Orlando played football at North Carolina A&T... Recreation and sports management major.