Andrew Norwell was born on October 25, 1991, he is an American football guard for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers in 2014. Norwell has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Norwell attended Anderson High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Norwell played college football at Ohio State University from 2010 to 2013. He started 39 of 50 games. During his true freshman year, Norwell was the primary backup at right tackle in 2010 and played in 11 games.
He was named to a Big Ten all-freshman team by Rivals.com. During his sophomore year, Norwell started 13 games and started at both the left guard and left tackle positions. He was named honorable mention all-Big Ten.
On March 15, 2018, Norwell signed a five-year, $66.5 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars with $30 million guaranteed, which at the time made him the highest-paid guard in the league. He started the first 11 games at left guard before suffering an ankle injury in Week 12. He was placed on injured reserve on November 26, 2018.
On November 28, 2020, Norwell was placed on injured reserve after suffering a forearm injury in Week 11. On December 19, 2020, Norwell was activated from of injured reserve.
In March 2021, Norwell agreed to a contract restructuring that resulted in a pay cut and shortening the remainder of his contract to one year, making him a free agent after the 2021 season. Norwell signed a two-year contract with Washington Commanders on March 17, 2022.