Many know the former Toledo Rocket corner because of the unfortunate 2014 he had, followed up by a fantastic senior season. Cheatham Norrils didn't get much attention after his final season where he was a First Team All-MAC selection, but, per report, he's headed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' rookie mini-camp.
Former Rocket & St. John's alum, Cheatham Norrils, has an invite to Pittsburgh Steelers camp according to his dad.— Jordan Strack (@JordanStrack) May 1, 2016
Norrils had a viral infection that sidelined him for the 2014 season. He lost and re-gained 20 pounds, got back to the football field, and was named a team captain. He had 16 passes defended with three interceptions, fourth on the team with 66 tackles (3.5 for loss).
We recently interviewed Norrils about how he overcame the viral illness and getting back into shape on our second episode of the Tuesday Night Lights podcast. Give it a listen: