"Everything he says, man, is from a players' perspective, because he's been there," Hawthorne said of Norton's coaching style. "He's not just blowing smoke and reading a manual."
Coach Ken Norton Jr. still an enforcer →
"He tries to impose his style on us, that linebackers should be different," Hawthorne said. "That we should be the leaders of the team in every instance, we should take control, that the defense's success or downfall is all on the linebackers."