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Dwayne Norman
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Dwayne Norman 816640
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
City/State: Jacksonville, Fla.
High School: University Christian


















CAREER: Lettered four seasons (2012-13-14-15) ... earned first three letters at safety before shifting to linebacker for final campaign ... All-ACC pick by the league’s head coaches (2nd team) and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (3rd team) in 2015 ... Academic All-ACC pick in 2012 … in 49 career games (25 starts), registered 240 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 quarterback sacks, one INT, seven PBUs, five QB pressures, four caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries  ... registered seven double digit tackle efforts, including five as a senior ... career-high 13 tackles came against Florida State in 2012 ... on the field for 2,278 career snaps … represented Duke in the Tropic Bowl on January 17, 2016, in North Miami Beach, Fla.

2015: All-ACC pick by the league’s head coaches (2nd team) and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (3rd team) … earned the Vincent Rey Award as Duke’s most outstanding linebacker … started all 13 games … led Duke in tackles with 114 and added 8.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack, one INT, two caused fumbles, four PBUs and three QB pressures … ranked sixth in the ACC and tied for 42nd nationally in tackles per game (8.77) … reached double figures in tackles five times including a season-high 12 against both Northwestern and Miami … also had 10+ stops versus Boston College (11), Army (11) and Indiana (10) … logged a season-high 2.5 tackles for loss along with lone sack of the year against Georgia Tech … registered lone INT of career against Indiana in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl … posted season-high two PBUs at Virginia Tech … had 7+ tackles in 11 games including each of the last 11 contests of the year … on the field for 914 snaps.

2014: Played in all 13 games with one starting assignment ... earned start against Georgia Tech ... posted 23 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 quarterback sacks, two PBUs and two QB pressures ... carded 1+ tackle in 12 games ... had 2+ tackles in seven weeks including a season-high three stops in contests against Elon, Kansas, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech ... logged single-game quarterback sacks versus Tulane, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech ... helped Duke rank among the NCAA leaders in fourth down conversion defense (11th; .290), third down conversion defense (15th; .344), passing efficiency defense (23rd; 115.20) and scoring defense (24th; 21.8) ... on the field for 372 snaps.

2013: Played in 10 games with six starting assignments ... missed the Troy, Virginia Tech, N.C. State and Miami games due to injury ... starts came versus N.C. Central, Memphis, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Navy and Virginia ... logged 43 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and one caused fumble ... had 4+ tackles in seven games including a season-high 12 stops including one for loss along with one caused fumble against Georgia Tech ... on the field for 387 snaps.

2012: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 13 games with five starts ... starting assignments came against N.C. Central, Virginia, Florida State, Clemson and Miami ... totaled 60 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, two fumble recoveries, one caused fumble and one PBU ... ranked second among rookies in the ACC in tackles ... tackle total matched the ninth-highest single-season performance among freshmen in school history ... had a season-high 13 tackles at Florida State, equaling the 15th-best single-game total for rookies in Duke history ... also against the Seminoles, matched school single-game record with two fumble recoveries ... posted nine tackles against Clemson and eight stops versus both Wake Forest and Virginia ... produced 3+ tackles in nine weeks ... averaged 6.38 tackles per game in ACC action ... on the field for 605 total snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at University Christian under coaches Heath Nivens and David Penland ... helped University Christian to an 8-4 record with a berth in the state playoffs in 2011 ... charted as the No. 50 safety in the nation by ESPN.com and the No. 55 safety in the country by Rivals.com ... recorded 84 tackles as a senior ... earned first team 2A all-state honors from the Associated Press following senior season ... 2011 All-First Coast pick by the Florida Times-Union ... named to the 2011 Super 24 team by the Florida Times-Union ... credited with 80 tackles and one interception as a junior ... two-time all-district choice ... also lettered in baseball.

PERSONAL: Son of Catharee Jelks and Wayne Norman ... uncle, Benjamin Norman, lettered two seasons (1967-68) in football at Indiana, helping the Hoosiers to a two-year record of 15-6 including the Big Ten Conference championship and Rose Bowl appearance in 1967 ... uncle, Oscar Norman, played football at Florida A&M from 1948-51 ... cousin, George McCloud, lettered four seasons (1986-87-88-89) in basketball at Florida State, earned Metro Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior and scored 1,594 career points before being selected in the first round (7th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers ... cousin, William Jenkins, graduated from Duke in 2004 ... born September 23,1993 ... graduated in December, 2015 with a degree in philosophy along with a certificate in markets and management.

Dwayne Norman's Career Stats
Year G/GS Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
2012  13/5  32  28  60  0.5-1  0.0-0  0  1  1  2  0
2013 10/6 31 12 43 1.0-3 0.0-0 0 0 1 0 0
2014  13/1  12  11  23  3.0-32  3.0-32  0  2  0  0  2
2015  13/13  63  51  114  8.5-30  1.0-10  1  4  2  0  3
Total  49/25  138  102  240  13.0-66  4.0-42  1  7  4  2  5

2012 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
FIU  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Stanford  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
N.C. Central  1  4  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Memphis  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  5  3  8  0.5-1  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  4  4  8  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  1  2  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Florida State  9  4  13  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  1  2  0
Clemson  6  3  9  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  0
Georgia Tech  2  2  4  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Miami  3  3  6  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Cincinnati  1  2  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0

2013 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
N.C. Central  2  2  4  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0 0  0  0
Memphis  5  1  6  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Georgia Tech  9  3  12  1.0-3  0.0-0  0  0  1  0  0
Pitt  2  3  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Troy    — DNP —                
Navy  5  1  6  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech    — DNP —                
NC State    — DNP —                
Miami    — DNP —                
Wake Forest  4  1  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Florida State  4  1  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Texas A&M  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0

2014 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
Elon  0  3  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  0
Troy  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Kansas  1  2  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Tulane  2  0  2  1.0-7  1.0-7  0  1  0  0  1
Miami  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Georgia Tech  1  1  2  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Pitt  3  0  3  1.0-13  1.0-13  0  0  0  0  1
Syracuse  1  0  1  0.0-0 0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  3  0  3  1.0-12  1.0-12  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  1  1  2  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Arizona State  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0

2015 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
Tulane  4  1  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  0
NC Central  1  2  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Northwestern  5  7  12  2.0-3  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Georgia Tech  3  6  9  2.5-21  1.0-10  0  0  0  0  1
Boston College  8  3  11  1.0-1  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  2
Army  10  1  11  1.0-2  0.0-0  0  0  1  0  0
Virginia Tech  2  7  9  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  2  0  0  0
Miami  5  7  12  0.0-0  0.0-0  0 0 0 0 0
North Carolina  3  4  7  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Pitt  7  2  9  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  3  5  8  1.0-1  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  6  2  8  1.0-1  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Indiana  6  4  10  0.0-0  0.0-0  1  0  0  0  0


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