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Timing Was Perfect For Tre Norwood To Declare For The NFL Draft

M. Hofeld

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Tre Norwood won’t be taking the ball away from college quarterbacks anymore. The redshirt junior announced via social media on Friday that he is forgoing the remainder of his college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.

Truly going out on a high note, Norwood ended the season by recording six interceptions over the course of the final five games. His pick-six against Kyle Trask in the Cotton Bowl helped earn him Defensive MVP honors for the game.

This is definitely the right time for Norwood to declare. In a strike while the iron is hot type moment, Norwood was arguably the best defensive back in a much improved secondary during the 2020 season. Coming back from a knee injury that cost him the 2019 season you could be more happy for the guy. Not only did he work his way back to the field but he took full advantage to dominate in some of the biggest moments. Even though he didn’t start until the midway point of the season, he stull tied for third in the country with his five interceptions.

Norwood is the third Sooner to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft, following defensive back Tre Brown and center Creed Humphrey.

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