Norvell’s journey brings enjoyment when rewarding walk-ons with scholarships

FSU coach Mike Norvell has a lot of respect for college football players who start their careers as walk-ons and earn their way into a scholarship. And why wouldn’t he? Norvell arrived at the University of Central Arkansas as a walk-on in 2001 before earning a partial scholarship as a redshirt sophomore and finishing his career in 2005 on a full scholarship.

Norvell understands the challenges and the sacrifices you make in deciding to chase the dream of playing college football. He also understands the profound impact earning a scholarship has on student-athlete . . .

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