Tony Norman
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    Tony Norman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dennison, OH

    High School:
    Indian Valley

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 205

    Position:
    DS

    2006 (Junior) - Played in two games as the team's backup long snapper ... action came against Army and UNLV.

    2005 (Sophomore) - Played in three games as the team's backup long snapper ... played against San Diego State, TCU and Army ... recorded one unassisted tackle on special teams in kick coverage.

    2004 (Freshman) - Was the long snapper on the junior varsity team.

    High School - Lettered three years in football and track ... 2004 Down Under Bowl Ohio Football All-Star nominee ... AP Eastern District honorable mention and Region II second-team as a senior ... Invited to "King Kamehameha" Pigskin Classic All-Star Invitational ... all-region II, honorable mention as a junior ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... USMC Scholastic Excellence award recipient ... National Honor Society member ... class valedictorian ... high school football coach was Scott Young.

    Personal - Born July 31, 1986 ... member of Squadron 14 ... parents are Andy and Kathy Norman ... brother, Drew (22), recently graduated from Ohio State where he was also a longsnapper ... majoring in military history ... was on the dean's list last fall ... nominated as Cadet Wing's Best Element Leader this past spring ... is the flight commander in his squadron ... enjoys playing video games, keeping in touch with family and friends and watching sports ... favorite food is his Ma'am's (his Grandmother) angel hair spaghetti ... favorite book is "Do You Love Football?!" by John Gruden ... favorite movies are the Spiderman series and Casino Royale ... most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that every G.I. heading to Europe east of the Mississippi during World War II had to pass through the Dennison Depot, a railyard in his town of 4,000 people ... favorite player is former NFL and MLB star Bo Jackson ... plans on attending pilot training ... credits his brother, Drew, as having the biggest influence on his sports career.

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