Fourth-year junior, fluid, smooth receiver and returner... Returning primary punt returner and listed as starting inside receiver... Veteran with 26 career games played and eight career starts entering 2013 season... Boasts 14-game reception streak heading into 2013... Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member... 2012 second-team Academic All-Big 12... Local product from nearby Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas... Former Penn State signee... Son of Baylor associate head coach Brian Norwood... Member of 2010-11 BU basketball squad... Traveled to Kenya for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2012.
2012 (Sophomore): Played all 13 games, started seven, as sophomore in 2012... Totaled 40 receptions for 487 yards (12.2 per-catch) and one touchdown and three rushes for 20 yards and one TD on season... Ranked fourth in Big 12 with 10.4 punt return average...Returned 14 punts for 145 yards (10.4 average) and one kickoff for 21 yards... Also completed one pass for 21 yards and had five tackles... 40 receptions ranked fourth among BU's deep receiving corps... Selected to Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Made reception in all 13 games... Made four receptions for 55 yards and returned season-high four punts for 49 yards, including 37-yarder, in season-opening win over SMU... Caught six passes for 55 yards and rushed for 9-yard TD in win at ULM in third game... Also threw 21-yard completion to Lanear Sampson in ULM win... Made season-long 45-yard punt return and added two receptions for 21 yards at No. 9 West Virginia in fourth game... Had two catches for 16 yards and returned season's only kickoff 21 yards at Texas in sixth game... Made six receptions for 68 yards at Iowa State in seventh game... Totaled four receptions for 43 yards and one 13-yard punt return in historic upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Caught three passes for 55 yards including career-first TD on season-long 39-yard reception in win over Texas Tech in 11th game... Had career highs of seven receptions and 71 yards, and added 24-yard punt return in win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game... Made one 17-yard punt return and caught 10-yard pass in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games, serving as primary punt returner and reserve inside receiver... Earned first career letter... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2011 and spring 2012... Returned total of 12 punts for 99 yards, average of 8.2 yards... Totaled six catches for 87 yards on season... Returned 11 kickoffs for total of 224 yards for average of 20.4 yards per return... Earned first-team Midseason All-Big 12 honors as punt returner by Phil Steele... Had career-long 31-yard punt return in win over Iowa State in fifth game... First-career reception went for season-long 25 yards in win over Rice in third game, added three punt returns for 28 yards... Had two catches for 23 yards and two kickoff returns for 37 yards at No. 3 Oklahoma State in seventh game... Over last three games totaled nine kickoff returns for 187 yards (20.8 average)... Made one catch for 23 yards and totaled four kickoff returns for 88 yards in Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington.
2010 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for eight games but did not see any game action... Played in one game as reserve guard for men's basketball squad (played two minutes, scored one point), joined team in January following Texas Bowl.
High School: Standout receiver from local Midway High School... Played under head coach Kent Bachtel... Released from National Letter of Intent by Penn State and signed financial aid contract with Baylor... Named 2009 first-team All-District 16-4A as senior after totaling 591 yards and four touchdowns on 42 receptions... Added 184 yards on 12 punt returns for 9-3 Midway squad... Transferred to MHS from State College Area High School in State College, Pa. following sophomore season (after father joined Baylor staff)... Did not play high school football during junior season in 2008... Played two seasons of basketball at Midway, averaged 9.0 points, 3.8 assists and 2.6 steals as senior in 2009-10.
Personal: Son of Brian and Tiffiney Norwood... Full name is Levi Alexander Norwood... Born June 16, 1992, in Richmond, Va.... Father Brian is BU associate head coach... Has three brothers -- Gabriel, Jordan, Zaccariah -- and one sister, Brianna... Brother Gabe started on George Mason's 2006 Final Four team... Brother Jordan played receiver at Penn State and currently for Cleveland Browns... Majoring in journalism, served internship with Baylor Athletic Communications office in Spring 2013.