Kendrick Norton

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Kendrick Norton
No. 74 – Carolina Panthers
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-06-07) June 7, 1997 (age 21)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 314 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school: Trinity Christian Academy
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Kendrick Norton (born June 7, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Miami.

College career[edit]

Kendrick Norton was able to earn honorable mention All-ACC honors at the conclusion of the 2017 season. He played in all 13 games, starting 12 in his junior year, making 26 tackles, 6.5 for loss, and two sacks. Norton made a name for himself as a third-team all-conference selection the previous season, starting all 13 games, compiling 39 tackles, 10 for loss, and two sacks in the middle of the 'Canes defense. The four-star recruit and Under Armour All-American from Jacksonville played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2015, posting 19 tackles and a sack.

Professional career[edit]

Norton was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in seventh round (242nd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[1] He was waived on September 1, 2018 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[2][3] He was released on September 6, 2018, but was re-signed four days later.[4][5]


  1. ^ Strickland, Bryan (April 28, 2018). "Panthers draft Andre Smith, Kendrick Norton in seventh round". Retrieved May 20, 2018. 
  2. ^ Voth, Bill (September 1, 2018). "Panthers trim roster to 53". 
  3. ^ Voth, Bill (September 2, 2018). "Frazier, Allen among 10 signed to practice squad". 
  4. ^ "Panthers sign Connor Cook to practice squad". September 6, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Panthers sign DT Kendrick Norton to practice squad, waive QB Kyle Allen". September 10, 2018. 

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