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Utah Utes football: Norris is all about winning games (8 photos)

By Dirk Facer, Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 9 2013 4:13 p.m. MDT

Utah linebacker Jared Norris plays against UCLA Oct. 3, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

Utah linebacker Jared Norris plays against UCLA Oct. 3, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (STEVE C WILSON, University of Utah Athletics)

Utah linebackers Jared Norris (41) and Jason Whittingham (53) tackle UCLA Bruins running back Jordon James (6) in Salt Lake City Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

Utah linebackers Jared Norris (41) and Jason Whittingham (53) tackle UCLA Bruins running back Jordon James (6) in Salt Lake City Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

UCLA's Paul Perkins is wrapped up by Utah's Trevor Reilly (9) and Jared Norris (41) in the first half of their contest at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

UCLA's Paul Perkins is wrapped up by Utah's Trevor Reilly (9) and Jared Norris (41) in the first half of their contest at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News)

BYU's Taysom Hill is tackled by Utah's Jared Norris as the University of Utah and Brigham Young University play Sept. 21, 2013, in Provo.

BYU's Taysom Hill is tackled by Utah's Jared Norris as the University of Utah and Brigham Young University play Sept. 21, 2013, in Provo. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

Utah Utes linebacker Jared Norris (41) knocks the ball from Oregon State Beavers quarterback Sean Mannion (4) as the University of Utah and Oregon State University play Pac-12 football Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

Utah Utes linebacker Jared Norris (41) knocks the ball from Oregon State Beavers quarterback Sean Mannion (4) as the University of Utah and Oregon State University play Pac-12 football Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (Tom Smart, University of Utah Athletics)

Utah linebacker Jared Norris makes a tackle Aug. 29, 2013, against Utah State.

Utah linebacker Jared Norris makes a tackle Aug. 29, 2013, against Utah State. (STEVE C WILSON, University of Utah Athletics)

Jared Norris is a linebacker for the Utes.

Jared Norris is a linebacker for the Utes. (Kent Condon)

Utah's Jared Norris practices at Rice-Eccles Stadium Aug. 20, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

Utah's Jared Norris practices at Rice-Eccles Stadium Aug. 20, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)