|Title||Co-Defensive coordinator and Safeties coach|
August 12, 1965 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2000||Texas Tech (DB)|
|2001–2007||Penn State (S)|
Brian Norwood (born August 12, 1965) is an American football coach. He currently serves as co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach to Philip Montgomery at Tulsa Golden Hurricane football. Previously, Norwood served 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 was also an assistant to Joe Paterno at Penn State from 2001 to 2007.
Norwood and his wife, Tiffiney, met in Hawaii and now live on the continental U.S. with their five children: Gabe, Jordan, Levi, Brianna and Zac.
Norwood's son Gabe, is a former member of the George Mason Patriots men's 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 a current 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 Denver Broncos. 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 recent graduate of Midway High School in Waco, Texas.
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