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Jack Cornell
No. 69     Baltimore Ravens
Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-04) June 4, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Quincy, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
College: Illinois
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played     --
Games started     --

John Leslie Cornell Jr. (born June 4, 1989) is an American football guard who is currently with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a Undrafted free agent. He played College football at Illinois.

In high school, He was ranked the 12th prospect in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com and was nationally ranked as the 37th prospect at the offensive tackle position.[1] He was a 2006 Max-Enfinger All-American while at Notre Dame High School. He participated in the 2007 Illinois Shrine Bowl.[1]

Early years Edit

Cornell attended Notre Dame High School at Niles, Illinois in which he earned three letters for football and four letters for wrestling.[1] Cornell was a 2006 Max-Enfinger All-American at High School.[1][2] Cornell was a two-time Chicago Tribune All-state as both Junior and Senior.[3][4]


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Jack Cornell Jr.
Offensive tackle
Quincy, Illinois Notre Dame High School 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) 291 lb (132 kg) 5.33 Dec 19,
2006 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 28 (OT)   Rivals: 38 (OT), 4 (Ill)
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Sources:


College career Edit

Cornell played College football at the University of Illinois. Cornell played 29 games at Offensive guard for the Illinois Fighting Illini.[1]

In his Redshirt Freshman year, he played in two games.[1]

In his Sophomore year, he played one game for the season.[1]

In his Junior year, he played 13 games and started 6 of them at guard and at tackle.[1] He helped the Fighting Illini offense lead the Big Ten in rushing and the 11th ranked rushing team in the Nation with an average of 246.1 ypg.[1] On November 20, 2010, he helped the Illinois Fighting Illini offense record a total of 559 yards, including 519 rushing yards against Northwestern in which Illinois won the game 41-20. [5]

In his Senior year, he was named a Senior Team captain for the season. Cornell was a recipient of Illinois Fighting Illini's Red Orange Award.[6] He Played and started 13 games at Offensive Guard for the season.[1] On October 8, 2011, he helped the Fighting Illini offense to record 518 total yards including 308 rushing yards against Indiana in which Illinois wins the game 41-20.[7] On September 24, 2011, he helped anchored the Illinois Fighting Illini offense record a total of 463 yards against Western Michigan.[8]

Professional career Edit

Baltimore Ravens Edit

On April 28, 2012, He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a Undrafted free agent.[9][10] On August 31, 2012, He was released on the day of roster cuts.[11][12] On September 1, 2012, He was resigned to join the practice squad.[13]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Illiois Fighting Illini profile". fightingillini.com. http://www.fightingillini.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/cornell_jack00.html. Retrieved 2012.
  2. "Jack Cornell NFL draft CBS profile". cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/historical/1243622.
  3. "The 2005 Tribune All-state football team". chicagotribune.com. http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/highschool/ct-spt-2005-prep-foot-all-state-team,0,2126250.htmlstory. Retrieved 2005.
  4. "The 2006 Tribune All-State football team". chicagotribune.com. http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/highschool/ct-spt-2006-prep-foot-all-state-team,0,3830187.htmlstory. Retrieved 3 December 2006.
  5. "Illinois 48, Northwestern 27 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2010-11-20-northwestern.html. Retrieved 2012.
  6. "Illini Honor 15 Seniors at Annual Banquet". fightingillini.com. http://www.fightingillini.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121011aab.html. Retrieved 2012.
  7. "(19) Illinois 41, Indiana 20 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-10-08-indiana.html. Retrieved 2012.
  8. "Western Michigan 20, (24) Illinois 23 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-09-24-illinois.html. Retrieved 2012.
  9. "Ravens bring in 20 undrafted free agents". cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-reports/post/18894720. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  10. "Ravens forming undrafted rookie class". carrollcountytimes.com. http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/blogs/sports/ravens/ravens-ravens-forming-undrafted-rookie-class/article_2e0bf13e-91e0-11e1-ab7b-001a4bcf887a.html. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  11. "Ravens Cut Roster To 53". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Cut-Roster-To-53/00bb124c-0b50-4326-8140-b3baa76bb089. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  12. "Quincy-native Jack Cornell cut from Baltimore Ravens". wgem.com. http://www.wgem.com/story/19428155/quincy-native-jack-cornell-cut-from-baltimore-ravens. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  13. "Ravens Sign Five To Practice Squad". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-Five-To-Practice-Squad/04493242-9632-4100-9591-671d9302f0fb. Retrieved 1 September 2012.

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