|High School:||Eureka HS|
In 2008: Returns for his senior season after again solidying the Lions’ offensive line last year ... started in all 11 games for the second straight season ... helped the Lions’ offense gain over 1,500 yards rushing along with more than 2,100 yards passing.
In 2007: Helped anchor the offensive line starting all 11 games … blossomed into a leader on offensive side of the ball helping the Lions rush for over 2000 yards and helping pave the way for 4319 yards of total offense
In 2006: Saw action against Washburn last season on the offensive line.
In 2005: Norris redshirted last season.
In high school: A two-way starter at defensive tackle and tight end, he earned all-state first team defensive honors on the Coaches All-State team in 2004 ... gelped the Wildcats of coach Farrell Shelton finish 9-1, win the Suburban South Conference title and reach the state playoffs ... had 41 solos among 68 tackles (5 sacks) as a senior ... caught six passes for 90 yards ... started at tight end as sophomore as team finished 12-2 and placed second in Class 4 ... played on teams that posted a record of 29-5 during his three years on the varsity ... a weightlifter, he has personal bests of 375 in the bench, 350 in the clean and 540 in the squat.
Personal: A physical education major ... born June 17,
1987 in Memphis, Tenn. ... son of Jim and Darlene Norris ... a
brother, Trey, played for Missouri Southern head coach John Ware at
Truman State ... his father, Jim, played at Central Methodist
… Favorite superhero: Wolverine … My favorite
Halloween costume was: Yosemity Sam.