Scott Porter: What are you looking forward to the most about your shot at making an NFL roster?
Josh Norman: I am looking forward to helping out my family and making their situation better for them. I am looking forward to helping my siblings and my parents. They have worked hard for me and I want to help them back as I really appreciate everything they have done for me. My first priority is taking care of them.
Scott Porter: What do you feel are your greatest strengths?
Josh Norman: I would say man coverage, my closing and recovery speed as well as my aggressive style and size. I work hard and play hard.
Scott Porter: What goals do you have for yourself?
Josh Norman: Basically to be honest I want to be in the Hall of Fame. That is my biggest goal. I want to work as hard as I can to be the best player I can be to get there. I want to go into the NFL with my head on straight and work hard week in an week out to help my team. I want to defeat all odds.
Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Josh Norman: I am a big time movie buff. I love to watch any movie. I am a big fan of Lord of the Rings. I could watch movies all day. I’d love a day where I just sit back and watch movies all day while eating a pizza.
Scott Porter: What will you miss most about college football?
Josh Norman: Two words, absolutely nothing. I am ready to get out and move on with my life and take on new challenges. I feel I am ready to prove myself at the next level.
Scott Porter: Which NFL player do you model your game after?
Josh Norman: Bob Sanders. The guy is unreal. I feel we are so similar that it is almost odd. I play with the same aggression he displays and I feel I can make the same type of impact Bob Sanders had on the Colts.
Scott Porter: What would you tell an NFL team considering giving Josh Norman a shot? What type of person and player is he?
Josh Norman: They are getting a fighter. Week in and week out I will fight for my team. I will do whatever I need to do to win and help my teammates and to help myself in becoming a better player. I feel I can be a shutdown corner. I will be that player on one side of the field that the coaching staff can depend on. I will be a guy they can trust. I will work my hardest to become a complete player and you will get 100% effort each time I step on the field.
Scott Porter: What would you tell those people who will say you are from a smaller school and question your talent based on the level of play?
Josh Norman: I would tell them to watch me on film. I had a full ride scholarship offer at Georgia. I didn’t have a high enough SAT score to get in so I had to go a different route. Coastal Carolina gave me my opportunity and I really enjoyed it here and made the most of it. I took advantage of my time here and there is no doubt in my mind that I belong in the NFL and I will prove that to anyone who doubts me. There are many advantages of going to school at Coastal Carolina. It made me work a lot harder and it really helped my work ethic.
Scott Porter: What do you feel will be the toughest adjustment from the college level to the NFL level?
Josh Norman: I think just focusing on where I am at and such. Never let anything get to my head and never be satisfied because you have to prove yourself day in and day out to stay in the NFL. I think the mental aspect will be a challenge but one that I can pick up on pretty quickly. I started out as a safety so I am still learning cornerback but that also means I continue to get better the more I get comfortable with the position. I am sure the new terminology will be a challenge at first. I am ready to learn the different techniques and whatever system I am going to be in. I know there will be a lot more to learn in the NFL.