Twitter: Reaction to Norm Parker's passing

News of former Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker’s death stunned Iowa and college football fans Monday. Parker, who also served as an assistant at Michigan State (1983-1994), Illinois (1977-79) and Minnesota (1972-76), coached at Iowa from 1999 to 2011. See some of the best Twitter reaction to Parker’s passing, both from former players and Iowa personalities, in this post.

[ MORE: Dienhart: Norm Parker was a ‘quiet, humble’ man ]

Former players:

https://twitter.com/Christian_B99/status/422768500898148353

[ MORE: View Norm Parker’s HawkeyeSports.com profile ]

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Bryan Charlson on 1/13/2014 @ 2:36pm EST Said:

R.I.P. coach Parker, a true Hawkeye legend.

Jim Connely on 1/13/2014 @ 11:20pm EST Said:

I dedicated my blog post to Norm Parker this week:

http://marathonmypersonaljourney.blogspot.com/2014/01/a-courageous-8-year-old-girl.html

Nettie Sloan on 1/16/2014 @ 12:37am EST Said:

Norm touch the lives of thousands, with teaching, helping, coaching, listening & talking he touched and changed people for the better. He was an amazing man and very admired and loved. His adorable smile and laugh (and always happy) will be missed. The world is a better place because of Norm! We are all better people having known Norm. Love you Norm, and give Jeffy a hug for me. Love and thoughts and prayers to all of you Parkers XO, So sorry for your enormous loss… but what an amazingly great Dad you got to have!!! Love Nettie