ScoutTV: Butkus Finalist Chris Norman

If all goes well, Chris Norman will be a finalist for the collegiate Butkus Award by, say, 2011. Until then, the 2009 MSU commit, who is a finalist for the high school version of the award, will be working his tail off under head coach Mark Dantonio, looking for a Big Ten championship.

Chris Norman has to be at the top of the 2009 recruiting haul for Michigan State.

The Detroit Renaissance linebacker, who also chipped in on the offensive line for the Phoenix, draws national accolades and headlines a strong group of players coming in to play for Mark Dantonio's program.

In these clips, against Detroit Mumford, Norman shows his power on the offensive line and a nose for the football as a linebacker. There are not many big hits, but Norman's ability to read and react and fight through blocks is clearly on display.

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