It’s been a month since Anderson High School junior offensive lineman Andrew Norwell committed to Ohio State. Today he made another commitment. Norwell has announced that he will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl slated for Jan. 9, 2010 in San Antonio. He is the first from Ohio to commit and the 11 player overall.
It’s been more than a month since he made an oral commitment to the Buckeyes, but Cincinnati Anderson junior offensive lineman Andrew Norwell is still soaking in what it means for him to be wearing Scarlet and Gray in 2010.
Norwell, who is 6-feet-6 and 271 pounds, stole headlines on the afternoon of signing day Feb. 4 when made an oral commitment to
“It still hasn’t hit me yet,” said Norwell, who was Division II first-team all-state last season.
This morning, Norwell made another commitment official for 2010: He decided to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 9 (1 p.m.) in
“It’s a big honor for people to think that much about me,” said Norwell, who was invited to the bowl game about two weeks ago. “It makes me proud. But, I don’t let (the attention) get to my head.”
Norwell is the 11th player nationally and the first from
“It is an honor for him and it’s well-deserved,”
Norwell, who is rated the state’s No. 3 player overall by Ohio High Magazine, said he has been lifting four times a week since the end of the basketball season.
“I’ve been hitting the weight room pretty hard,” Norwell said.
Norwell said he’s been in contact with
Always a Buckeyes fan, Norwell said he is also looking forward to following the Ohio State this season and will try to make it to a couple of games this fall.
Norwell is also looking forward to the high school season.
“I think we will be pretty good,” said Norwell, was on the 2007 state champion team. “We are working hard and we’re determined to win some football games.”