Brian Norwood

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Brian Norwood
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Assistant Head Coach
Team Baylor
Conference Big 12
Biographical details
Born (1965-08-12) August 12, 1965 (age 48)
Virginia Portsmouth, VA
Playing career
Calgary Stampeders
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

Arizona (GA)
Richmond (OLB)
Navy (DB)
Texas Tech (DB)
Penn State (DB)
Baylor (DC)

Baylor (AHC)

Brian Norwood (born (1965-08-12)August 12, 1965) is an American football coach . He currently serves as Assistant Head Coach to Art Briles at Baylor University. Both Norwood and Briles served as assistants to Mike Leach at Texas Tech in 2000. Norwood has also been an assistant to Joe Paterno at Penn State from 2001-2007.


Norwood and his wife, Tiffiney, have five children together.

Norwood's son Gabe, is a former member of the George Mason University basketball team that advanced to the 2006 NCAA Final Four. He is currently playing for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association and is a former member of the Philippine national basketball team. His second son, Jordan, played wide receiver at Penn State and is currently a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns. His third son, Levi, is a receiver for Baylor University. His only daughter, Brianna, is on the dance team at George Mason University. His youngest son, Zac, is a senior varsity basketball forward at Midway High School in Waco, Texas.

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