• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Miami at Cincinnati (8:25 PM ET) • • • Indianapolis at Jacksonville (9:30 AM ET) • • • Tennessee at Houston (1:00 PM ET) • • • Cleveland at Washington (1:00 PM ET) • • • Seattle at NY Jets (1:00 PM ET) • • • Buffalo at New England (1:00 PM ET) • • • Carolina at Atlanta (1:00 PM ET) • • • Oakland at Baltimore (1:00 PM ET) • • • Detroit at Chicago (1:00 PM ET) • • • Denver at Tampa Bay (4:05 PM ET) • • • Los Angeles at Arizona (4:25 PM ET) • • • New Orleans at San Diego (4:25 PM ET) • • • Dallas at San Francisco (4:25 PM ET) • • • Kansas City at Pittsburgh (8:30 PM ET) • • • NY Giants at Minnesota (8:30 PM ET) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • Connecticut at Houston (THU, SEP 29 8:00 PM ET) • • • Kansas at Texas Tech (THU, SEP 29 8:30 PM ET) • • • Stanford at Washington (FRI, SEP 30 9:00 PM ET) • • • Toledo at BYU (FRI, SEP 30 10:15 PM ET) • • • Rutgers at Ohio State (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Baylor at Iowa State (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Miami at Georgia Tech (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Alcorn State at Arkansas (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Texas at Oklahoma State (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Florida at Vanderbilt (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Notre Dame at Syracuse (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Northwestern at Iowa (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • UCF at East Carolina (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • SMU at Temple (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Georgia State at Appalachian State (SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET) • • • Virginia at Duke (SAT, OCT 1 12:30 PM ET) • • • Buffalo at Boston College (SAT, OCT 1 1:00 PM ET) • • • Oregon State at Colorado (SAT, OCT 1 2:30 PM ET) • • • Ohio at Miami (OH) (SAT, OCT 1 2:30 PM ET) • • • Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green (SAT, OCT 1 3:00 PM ET) • • • Wisconsin at Michigan (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Tennessee at Georgia (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • North Carolina at Florida State (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Illinois at Nebraska (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Navy at Air Force (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Louisiana Monroe at Auburn (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Tulane at Massachusetts (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Northern Illinois at Ball State (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Wake Forest at NC State (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Akron at Kent State (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Purdue at Maryland (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Minnesota at Penn State (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Kansas State at West Virginia (SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET) • • • Texas A&M at South Carolina (SAT, OCT 1 4:00 PM ET) • • • San Jos? State at New Mexico (SAT, OCT 1 4:00 PM ET) • • • Oklahoma at TCU (SAT, OCT 1 5:00 PM ET) • • • Troy at Idaho (SAT, OCT 1 5:00 PM ET) • • • Utah at California (SAT, OCT 1 6:00 PM ET) • • • Old Dominion at Charlotte (SAT, OCT 1 6:00 PM ET) • • • Kentucky at Alabama (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Memphis at Ole Miss (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Florida Atlantic at Florida Intl (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • UTEP at Louisiana Tech (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Middle Tennessee at North Texas (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Rice at Southern Mississippi (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Houston Baptist at Western Kentucky (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • South Florida at Cincinnati (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Western Michigan at Central Michigan (SAT, OCT 1 7:00 PM ET) • • • Incarnate Word at Texas State (SAT, OCT 1 7:30 PM ET) • • • Marshall at Pittsburgh (SAT, OCT 1 7:30 PM ET) • • • Missouri at LSU (SAT, OCT 1 7:30 PM ET) • • • Louisville at Clemson (SAT, OCT 1 8:00 PM ET) • • • Michigan State at Indiana (SAT, OCT 1 8:00 PM ET) • • • San Diego State at South Alabama (SAT, OCT 1 8:00 PM ET) • • • Louisiana Lafayette at New Mexico State (SAT, OCT 1 8:00 PM ET) • • • Arizona State at USC (SAT, OCT 1 8:30 PM ET) • • • Oregon at Washington State (SAT, OCT 1 9:30 PM ET) • • • Utah State at Boise State (SAT, OCT 1 10:15 PM ET) • • • Wyoming at Colorado State (SAT, OCT 1 10:15 PM ET) • • • Fresno State at UNLV (SAT, OCT 1 10:30 PM ET) • • • Arizona at UCLA (SAT, OCT 1 10:30 PM ET) • • • Nevada at Hawai'i (SAT, OCT 1 11:59 PM ET) • • • • • •
Eric Norwood

Eric Norwood
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Outside Linebacker

South Carolina


College Position: Outside Linebacker
School: South Carolina
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-1
Weight: 252
Birthdate: 05-24-1988
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): 3-4 Linebacker (5)
Outside Linebacker (3)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Carolina Panthers in Round 4 with the #26 pick.

Strengths

  • A leader on the field. Plays with lots of passion and a non-stop motor
  • Great instincts and anticipation - Has a nose for the football
  • Good burst and acceleration
  • Tremendous quickness as a blitzer
  • Best stand up pass rusher in college football - 29 career sacks
  • Solid upper body strength
  • Can be a difference maker on special teams  - 2 blocked kicks in 2009
  • Steps up in big games and elevates the level of play of those around him
  • Underrated
  • 3 year starter
     

Weaknesses

  • Too aggressive at times. Tends to overrun plays
  • Does not have great measureables
  • Lack of height - there are very few 6-1 rush linebackers 
  • The stopwatches will say he is a step slow
  • Does not have great range in coverage
  • Plays best going downhill
  • Pass Coverage. As a 4-3 SLB in the pros, Norwood would be asked to cover more than he does currently at South Carolina

News

2010 Pre-Season All Defensive Rookie Team - Aug 22 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: PRE Pre-Season All-Rookie Team - Defense - May 17 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC South - May 7 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Late Round Gems - Apr 25 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: All Overrated and All-Underrated Team - Defense - Apr 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: DT, DE and LB - Mar 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What To Watch - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: PapaJohns.com Bowl - Dec 31 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Week 4 - Sep 29 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week Three - Sep 21 (Chris Maier)
Conference Previews:SEC - Jul 28 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 LB Prospects - Jul 27 (Dan Wernery)
South Carolina LB Eric Norwood Not Declaring for the Draft - Jan 5 (Chris Maier)
South Carolina Loses Munnerlyn, Norwood and Cook To NFL Draft - Jan 3 (Chris Maier)

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