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Jashon Cornell

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Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 280
  • Hometown St. Paul, Minn.
  • Last School Cretin-Derham Hall
  • Year Grad.

Ohio State Overview: Jashon Cornell is a versatile, fifth-year senior who has manned both the defensive tackle and end positions during his career and will focus his efforts at tackle for the 2019 season … a veteran of 32 games played, Cornell earned his first collegiate start against his home state school, Minnesota, last season … he tallied 15 tackles on the season last year, including 2.0 tackles-for-losses totaling 15 yards … enters his senior campaign with 33 career tackles, 7.0 TFLs and 3.0 quarterback sacks … recorded a quarterback sack for minus-7 yards in the Rose Bowl win over Washington … had quarterback sacks against Indiana and Maryland in 2017 when he played in all 14 games … saw action in five games in 2016 after red-shirting the 2015 season as a true freshman … enrolled at Ohio State in January 2015 in time for the start of the spring semester.

Honors & Awards

2018: Graduated with his degree in family resource management

More on Jashon: Cornell had No. 7 strong-side defensive end ratings virtually across the board as a senior and Top 100 overall status by ESPN (No. 33), Rivals (No. 14) and 247Sports (No. 88) … a consensus 4-star prospect who was regarded as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2015 by ESPN prior to his junior season … he twice was named a second-team Minnesota all-state pick by the Associated Press … the No. 1 defensive end in the Midwest according to Scout … the defensive line MVP of the Nike training camp in Columbus in the summer of 2014 and thus earned an invite to The Opening later that summer … capped career at the Under Armour All-American game … is from the powerful Catholic high school in St. Paul that has produced outstanding athletes like Joe Mauer, Michael Floyd, Chris Weinke and Steve Walsh … Cornell is the son of Sheena Cornell.

 

CORNELL’S DEFENSIVE STATS

YEAR   G-GS    UA      A      TOT  TFL   YD  SCK     FR

2016          5-0        2       2             4     1.5       4         0        0

2017       14-0        8       6           14     3.5    19     2.0        2

2018       13-1        9       6           15     2.0    15     1.0        0                                      

TOT       32-1     19    14           33     7.0    38     3.0        2