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Kevin Norwood

Kevin Norwood
No. 81 Carolina Panthers
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-23) September 23, 1989
Place of birth: Biloxi, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: D'Iberville (MS)
College: Alabama
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2015
Receptions: 9
Receiving yards: 102
Receiving TDs: 0
Stats at

Kevin Norwood (born September 23, 1989)[1] is an American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama.

Early years

Norwood was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi and has three brothers and one sister.[1] He was ranked as the 69th overall prospect by the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120.[2] He was member of the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern team in high school.[2] He was named as the Sun Herald's South Mississippi Defensive Player of the Year.[2] He was selected as Mr. South Mississippi Football.[2] He was ranked as the 44th wide receiver prospect by[2] He was selected to the first-team All-State by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.[2]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Kevin Norwood
Wide receiver
D'Iberville, Mississippi D'Iberville High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 4.55 Dec 16, 2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 44 (WR)   Rivals: 147 National, 22 (WR), 5 (MS)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career

Norwood attended the University of Alabama from 2010 to 2013. He finished his career with a total of 81 receptions, for 1,275 yards and 12 touchdowns.[1] He also won three BCS National Championships with the Crimson Tide.

Professional career

Norwood was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks with the 123rd pick in the 4th round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He was traded to the Carolina Panthers on August 30, 2015.[3]


He is engaged to Kayla Williams, who was the gold medalist on vault at the 2009 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.


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External links

  • Alabama bio
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