Norton is now hoping to can catch on with a college football program. Norton, a two-time Dream Team selection, said two schools have shown interest, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo.
"That's my top choice," Norton said of SMU, a member of Conference USA, which is part of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, compared to Lindenwood, a NAIA school. "I had an unofficial visit at SMU [on Nov. 20] and went to [its] home game against Marshall. I really liked the environment and the football program, especially the spread offense [the Mustangs run]. They're a high-scoring offense and I think I'd fit in as a slot receiver. I have good hands and I'm good at getting open.
"I'm going back in January on an official visit. I would be fine with being a walk-on player with a shot to earn a scholarship later. I just want to keep playing football."