Grizzlies’ Norwood Goes Above And Beyond For Team

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FORT SMITH (KFSM)--Northside Senior Tre Norwood has been a utility player for the Grizzlies this season. Not only has he been an asset as a cornerback, but also as the starting quarterback. For Norwood, who played quarterback in his younger years, he was willing to help in anyway.

"Coach asked me to help out," said Norwood. " I do what's best for the team so I took the role and helped out."

For Northisde head coach Mike Falleur he relishes having a talented player like Norwood on his team.
"We knew he's a special kind of athlete," said Falleur. "So when you start looking at this you go got get that guy on the field. He's a special athlete I mean he's a great kid."
While helping his team to a 4-1 start in 7A-Cental play, he has managed to be a triple threat offensively. Passing, rushing , and receiving compiling over 700-total offensive yards and six-touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball he has 24-tackles and 1-forced fumble.

"It gives me a better feel for the game knowing that I'm out there more," said Norwood. "Just being able to be more into the game, I feel like all in all it helps me out in the long run."
The future is bright for Norwood, he has committed to play football for the University of Louisville. For now though, in his final season with the Grizzlies,  his goal is to help his team get a state title.
"It's my last season here so I want to go out as best we can," said Norwood. "I feel like we are on a good track to have a great run this season. Not only in conference, but also in the playoffs so it makes me feel really good about my senior season."

Nothside travels to play Cabot on Friday.