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Penn State assistant Norwood named Baylor's defensive coordinator

WACO, Texas -- Penn State defensive assistant Brian Norwood
will take over as defensive coordinator at Baylor, coach Art Briles
announced Friday.

Norwood spent the last seven season as the safeties coach under
Joe Paterno. During Norwood's tenure, the Nittany Lions twice led
the Big 10 in passing efficiency defense and finished No. 4 in the
country once.

Norwood has been an assistant at Arizona, Richmond, Navy and
Texas Tech, where he spent a season coaching with Briles.

"We are thrilled that Brian will join our staff as defensive
coordinator," Briles said. "Brian is a passionate, intelligent
football coach with a great work ethic."

Briles said he plans to announce the rest of his staff hirings
next week.