Biography: Started two games last season and finished the year with 14/2/2. Received a medical redshirt in 2008 after suffering a hernia. Started six games as a sophomore in 2007, finishing the year with 34/5/11.
Positives: Aggressive defensive back who flashed skill in college. Physical, works to get involved in the action and plays with a good degree of suddenness. Remains disciplined with assignments, effectively reads the action and shows a nice burst to the ball. Quick flipping his hips off the line and loses nothing transitioning to run with opponents downfield. Fast moving in every direction.
Negatives: Prefers to side shuffle downfield and displays footwork moving in reverse. Easily taken from the action and does not play to his size. Slow recognizing routes.
Analysis: Norton possesses adequate size/speed numbers for the next level yet saw limited playing time the past three seasons and really needs improvement in his overall game.
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