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

Kendrick Norton
No. 75 – Miami Dolphins
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:Active
Career NFL statistics
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College careerEdit

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 careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

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]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On December 19, 2018, Norton was signed by the Miami Dolphins off the Panthers practice squad.[6]


  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.
  6. ^ "Frank Gore Placed On IR, Kendrick Norton Signed". December 19, 2018.

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