30 Facts About Josh Norman

1. Josh Norman was partnered with professional dancer Sharna Burgess, where he eventually progressed to the finals, finishing as the runner-up behind figure skater Adam Rippon.

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2. Josh Norman gave up only one catch on three targets for 15 yards.

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3. Josh Norman held Browns' wide receiver Josh Gordon to four catches for 45-yards.

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4. Josh Norman maintained a roster spot after a strong preseason, but was named the fifth cornerback on the depth chart behind Melvin White, Antoine Cason, Bene Benwikere, and Charles Godfrey.

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5. Josh Norman was demoted to being the fifth cornerback on the depth chart behind Captain Munnerlyn, Josh Thomas, Melvin White, and Drayton Florence.

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6. Josh Norman recorded another blocked field goal, bringing him one shy of the Coastal Carolina record.

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7. Josh Norman ranked fifth on the team with 56 tackles and 3rd in the Big South with 9 pass defenses.

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8. Josh Norman earned Big South Defensive Player of the Week and National Defensive Player of the Week after tying a Big South record with 3 interceptions in a game in a win over Gardner-Webb.

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9. Josh Norman earned Big South Freshman of the Week honors after his 7 tackle, 1 interception, and 1 pass defensed performance in a win over Presbyterian and had at least one tackle in 11 of 12 games.

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10. Josh Norman ranked fifth in the Big South with 9 pass defenses and 2 interceptions.

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11. Josh Norman began college by taking courses at Horry Georgetown Tech while living with his brother, Marrio Norman, who earned a full scholarship in football to Coastal Carolina.

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12. Josh Norman was named to the All-Lakeland Region 4A on offense and participated in basketball, baseball, and track throughout high school.

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13. Josh Norman played college football at Coastal Carolina, and was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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14. Josh Norman was named First-team All-Pro for the 2015 season and was ranked 11th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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15. Josh Norman was selected for his first career Pro Bowl during the season.

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16. In 2015, Josh Norman picked up where he left off from the 2014 season.

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17. Josh Norman gave up only one reception for nine-yards during the game.

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18. Josh Norman finished the 2013 NFL season with four combined tackles in seven games and zero starts.

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19. Josh Norman stated he didn't hear Moore call for a switch.

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20. Josh Norman became a focal point of the secondary after the Carolina Panthers placed Chris Gamble on injured reserve due to a shoulder injury on October 22, 2012.

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21. Josh Norman was the 14th cornerback drafted in 2012 and became the only the third player to be drafted from Coastal Carolina, after Tyler Thigpen and Jerome Simpson (2008).

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22. On March 27, 2012, Josh Norman participated at Coastal Carolina's pro day and chose to perform combine and positional drills.

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23. Josh Norman continued to impress coaches and scouts by intercepting six passes during Senior Bowl practices, although he was a late-replacement and had minimal time to practice with his team.

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24. On January 26, 2012, Josh Norman accepted an invitation to play in the 2012 Senior Bowl as a late-replacement after Alfonzo Dennard sustained an injury.

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25. Josh Norman was projected to be a late round pick at the end of his senior season, but began to climb draft boards after impressing scouts during East-West Shrine Game practices.

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26. On January 12, 2012, it was announced that Josh Norman had accepted his invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game.

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27. Josh Norman graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a communications major and dramatic arts minor.

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28. In 2011, Josh Norman was a preseason All-American and All-Big South conference as well as being listed as one of the top 10 defensive backs for 2011 by The Sporting Network.

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29. In 2006, Josh Norman was the only two-way player on his high school team that won the South Carolina State Championship.

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30. Josh Norman was once considered to be one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL.

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