Norris Cole speaks on representing Cleveland State University in the NBA

Norris Cole’s continued NBA success is nothing but good for both Cleveland as a city and Cleveland State University as a basketball program. No matter what team he plays for. He’s averaging 9 points and over 2 assists in 21 minutes of work per night off the bench as a rookie for the Miami Heat thus far, and he’s proved to everyone already why he was a first round draft pick this past June. In the process, he’s also introduced Cleveland State University and his former Coach Gary Waters to future recruiting prospects all over the country hoping to follow the same plan that helped Norris make his own way into the League.

Over the weekend I caught up with the ex-Vikings star, and we talked about that. Below is our conversation:

Brendan Bowers

About Brendan Bowers

I am the founding editor of I am also a content strategist and social media manager with Electronic Merchant Systems in Cleveland. My work has been published in SLAM Magazine, KICKS Magazine, The Locker Room Magazine,,, and elsewhere. I've also written a lot of articles that have been published here.