Norberto Davidds-Garrido

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Norberto Davidds-Garrido
Date of birth (1972-10-04) October 4, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth La Puente, CA
Career information
Position(s) Offensive tackle
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 336 lb (152 kg)
College Southern California
NFL draft 1996 / Round: 4 / Pick 106
Career history
As player
1996–1999 Carolina Panthers
2000 Arizona Cardinals
Career stats

Norberto Davidds-Garrido Jr. (born October 4, 1972) is a former American football offensive lineman. Both his parents are from Mexico making him a first generation Mexican American.

High school career[edit]

Garrido prepped at William Workman High School in City of Industry, California.

College career[edit]

Garrido graduated from the University of Southern California after transferring from Mount San Antonio College.

Pro career[edit]

Garrido was selected with the 106th pick in the fourth round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. He played with them until 1999. In 2000, he played for the Arizona Cardinals.

Kerry Collins incident[edit]

In 1997, Garrido was rumored to have punched teammate and quarterback Kerry Collins in the face after Collins drunkenly used a racial epithet about Garrido's Hispanic descent, but this later turned out to be false.[1]


  1. ^ Freeman, Mike (1997-08-24). "Panthers' Collins Finds Himself Tangled Up in Racial Barbs". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-03.