Norrid's Personal Bests Outdoor Shot put 16.27m (53-05) 2007 Discus 48.02m (157.55) 2007 Javelin 47.07m (154-05) 2006 Hammer 41.66m (136-08) 2007 Indoor Shot put 16.83m (55-02.75) 2008 Weight 14.98m (49-01.75) 2008
2008 Outdoor: Norrid redshirted the 2008 outdoor track and field season
2008 Indoor: Norrid competed in six meets during the 2008 indoor season...He participated in the shot put and the weight throw for the Tigers...At the Arkansas State Invitational, Norrid made his 2008 season's first appearance on the medal podium placing third in the shot put with a throw of 16.43m (53-11.00)...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championship, Norrid earned All-Conference honors by placing second in the shot put with a personal best toss of 16.83m (55-02.75) behind teammate Glen Edwards...He also set a personal best weight throw record with a mark of 14.98m (49-01.75) earning him 12th place.
2007 Outdoor: At the ASU Kickoff Classic placed tenth in the discus with a throw of 44.10 meters and threw 15.19 in the shot put ...At the Rhodes Invitational placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 48.02 meters and third in the shot put with a throw of 15.57 meters ... Placed third in the discus at the Lynx Invitational with a throw of 44.81 meters and seventh in the shot put with 14.65 meters ... Competed at the Mississippi State Bulldog Invitational in the shot put placing third with 15.83 meters, seventh in the discus with 47.61 meters and having a throw of 41.66 meters in the hammer ... At the ASU Mini Meet took second in the discus with a throw of 47.97 meters and 4th in the shot put with 16.27 meters ... At the C-USA Championships placed fourth in the shot put with a distance of 16.05 meters (52-08.00), fifth in the discus with a throw of 46.97 meters(154-01).
2007 Indoor: Competed in the Gladstein Invitational in the shot put finishing with a throw of 15.46 meters ... At the McDonald's Invitational placed third in the shot put with a throw of 16.30 meters and ninth in the weight throw with a distance of 12.92 meters ... At the Redhawk Invitational had a distance of 53-7 in the shot put, good enough for third place and a throw of 42-5.25 in the weight throw placing ninth ... At C-USA Championships placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 16.14 meters and ninth in the weight throw with a distance of 13.24 meters
2006 Outdoor: Scored with an eighth place finish in the shot put at the conference championships with personal best throw of 47-11.75 and placed seventh in the javelin ... Fifth in the javelin at the Rhodes Open ... Finished sixth in the javelin with a throw of 154-05 at the Vanderbilt Relays.
2006 Indoor: Redshirted the indoor season.
ACADEMICS: Has been a member of the Tigers 3.0 Club for one semester.
PREP: Attended Bartlett H.S. where he participated in football, wrestling and baseball, along with track and field...Won four meet titles and placed third at sectionals in the discus his senior year...Received honorable-mention All-State, Best of the Preps, All-Metro and All-Region honors in football following a 2004 season in which he had 54 tackles and a team-leading seven sacks...Was a member of FCA and the Earthwatch Club.
PERSONAL: Born May 21, 1986 in Tampa, Fla....Full name is Gregory Charles Norrid...Son of Mike and Debbie Norrid...Enjoys lifting weights and playing football and basketball...Favorite book is the Bible...Majoring in history ... Would like to attend Seminary when he graduates from Memphis...Chose the U of M because it was a great school where he could pursue his education and track career ...