Josh Norwood

Josh Norwood
  • Position Safety
  • Height 5'11"
  • Weight 175
  • Hometown Valdosta, Ga.
  • Junior College Northwest Mississippi CC
  • Junior College Coach Benjy Parker



  • Played one season for coach Benjy Parker at Northwest Mississippi Community College (Miss.)
  • All-NJCAA Region 23 First Team (2017)
  • All-MACJC First Team (2017)
  • Helped Northwest Mississippi CC to an 8-3 record and an appearance in the Graphic Edge Bowl
  • Finished the season third on the team with 71 tackles, five pass breakups, three tackles for loss and one interception
  • Four-star rating by ESPN
  • Three-star rating by rivals and 247Sports
  • No. 4 cornerback nationally and No. 9 overall in Georgia by 247Sports
  • No. 2 safety nationally and No. 23 in the nation by ESPN
  • ESPNJC50
  • Previously played two seasons at Ohio State (2015-16)
  • Played in 11 games during the 2016 season, helping the team to an 11-2 record and Fiesta Bowl berth
  • Finished the season with eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup
  • Redshirted the 2015 season
  • Played for coach Rance Gillespie at Valdosta High (Ga.)
  • Finished the 2014 season with 44 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 10 pass breakups, six interceptions and five forced fumbles
  • Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State First Team (2014)
  • Region 1-6A co-Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • All-Region 1-6A First Team (2014)

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Recruiting Timeline

  • Signs NLI


    Norwood signs National Letter of Intent.

  • Official Visit


    Norwood officially visits West Virginia.

  • Verbal Commit


    Norwood verbally commits to West Virginia.