Vernon Norwood

Norwood a semifinalist for track and field award

Former LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood, celebrates after leading the Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay to a national title in his final collegiate race during the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, earlier this month. Norwood is a semifinalist for the Bowerman Award, which has been dubbed track’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

After turning in one of the most dominant collegiate seasons by a 400-meter runner in recent memory, LSU senior Vernon Norwood was named Monday among the 10 track and field athletes nationwide as a

Norwood caps collegiate career with 400, 4x400 titles

LSU track standout Vernon Norwood capped his collegiate career Friday with NCAA titles in both the 400-meter run and the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood,
a 2011 Morgan City High School graduate, said this morning that he will turn professional and run in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, which will be held June 25-28 in Eugene, Oregon, as he attempts to qualify for the U.S. National team to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, which will be held Aug. 22-30. Above, Norwood runs away from the field en
route to the 400-meter title. He won the event in 45.10.

LSU track standout Vernon Norwood literally concluded his collegiate career in championship style.

Norwood wins 400 national title; anchors LSU to 4x400 crown

Vernon Norwood

(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

Senior track standout Vernon Norwood spearheaded LSU’s charge to a fourth-place team finish at the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships by completing his national championsh

Norwood advances to 400-meter final

Vernon Norwood

(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood advanced to the 400-meter final, while the Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay also advanced to Friday’s finale during semifinal action at th

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