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  Jared Norris
Jared  Norris

Player Profile

Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Centennial HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 240





No. 18 Utah Football Upsets No. 13 Oregon, 62-20

Travis Wilson has 327 yards of total offense for the Utes.


Devontae Booker Leads No. 21 Utah over Fresno State, 45-24

Utah scores two special teams touchdowns on a kickoff and punt return.


Strong Second Half Lifts Utah Football to 24-14 Win over Utah State

Utah scores 10 unanswered points and the defense forces two fourth-quarter turnovers in the win.


Utah Football Picks Up Season-Opening Win Over Idaho State, 56-14

Clay registers two TD returns in Ute debut.


Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 2 - Defense and Special Teams

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster


UCLA 17, No. 13 Utah 9

Check out the photo gallery from the Utah football game against UCLA.


Utah vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Utah vs. Michigan (USATSI)


Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

UTAH:All-conference candidate has started since his sophomore season … has played in 40 games in his career with 30 starts … 11 double-figure tackle games … two-time honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.

2015--Started 10 games at mac linebacker (missed the USC game) … second on the team and tied for fifth in the Pac-12 with 84 tackles … 8.4 tackles per game ranks fourth in the Pac-12 … tied for fourth in the league in forced fumbles (2) and fourth in the Pac-12 in forced fumbles per game (0.20) … 5.5 tackles for loss with one sack … four pass breakups … season-high 11 tackles against UCLA included 2.0 TFL and a pass breakup … 10 tackles against Utah State, Fresno State and Washington … forced a fumble that was recovered for a touchdown against Washington … two pass breakups vs. Fresno State … nine tackles against Arizona State included 2.0 TFL and one sack … forced a fumble and had four tackles at Oregon … Lott IMPACT Trophy quarterfinalist … team captain.

2014--Honorable mention All-Pac-12 Conference ... Las Vegas Bowl Defensive "Out-Performer" of the game ... started all 13 games at rover linebacker ... finished third in the Pac-12 and led Utah in tackles per game (8.9) ... 116 total tackles ranked fourth in the Pac-12 and first on the team ... 13.0 tackles for loss (4.0 sacks) ... 1.0 TFL per game tied for 11th in the Pac-12 ... five double-digit tackle games included 13 tackles vs. Oregon State (1.0 TFL), 12 vs. Washington State (2.5 TFL), 11 vs. Oregon (0.5 TFL), 11 vs. Arizona (2.0 TFL) and 10 vs. UCLA (2.0 TFL) ... honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.

2013--Played in 10 games with seven starts ... missed two games with injury ... finished fifth on the team with 64 tackles (6.4 per game) ... 4.5 TFL and 2.0 sacks ... two pass breakups and two forced fumbles ... led Utah in tackles against BYU and UCLA and tied for the team lead against Arizona ... career-high 14 tackles against Arizona ... 12 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks vs. UCLA ... nine tackles and a TFL against BYU ... both pass breakups came against Oregon State ... forced fumbles against Utah State and USC ... honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.

2012--Played in seven games, seeing time on defense and special teams ... two tackles ... recovered a fumble against Northern Colorado.


HIGH SCHOOL: All-conference and all-state as a senior ... first-team all-area and all-area Defensive Player of the Year ... Bakersfield Jockey Club's 2010 Outstanding Athlete Award ... two-time Defensive Player of the Week ... 2009 and 2010 Hometown All-Stars Linebacker Award ... captained Centennial HS (Calif.) football team ... three-year starting linebacker ... Centennial HS (Calif.) co-Defensive MVP as a junior ... second-team all-area and all-league in 2009 ... Centennial was SYL league and area champion his junior and senior years ... team also won conference title in 2009 ... won three letters in football and one in baseball.

PERSONAL: Son of David Norris and Michelle Barge ... father is a deputy sheriff and mother is an attorney ... father swam in college ... three brothers and one sister ... enjoys skateboarding, boogie boarding, snowboarding, quad-riding and X-Box Live ... avid skateboarder attended a professional skateboarding camp (Camp Woodward) and was the biggest skateboarder ever to attend ... finished his bachelor's degree in economics in the summer ... full name is Jared Scott Norris ... born July 19, 1993.

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