Jonathan Cornell
Jonathan Cornell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Azusa, Calif.

High School:
Bishop Amat

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
4L


2010: Chosen All-SEC second team by Phil Steele and honorable mention by the Associated Press ... Received the Most Valuable Senior Award by the Jackson Touchdown Club ... Played in 11 games with 10 starts ... Topped the team and finished 11th in the SEC with 7.3 tackles per game (80 total) ... Ranked sixth in the SEC with 14.0 TFLs and 18th with 4.5 sacks ... Team captain ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. Jacksonville State (9/4): Registered seven tackles (three solo) and 1.0 TFL in start ... at Tulane (9/11): Tallied 11 tackles (seven solo) with a career-high 3.0 sacks, including a sack and forced fumble that sealed the game in the final minutes ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Team-high nine tackles (two solo), including 1.5 TFLs ... Also broke up a pass ... vs. Fresno State (9/25): Led the team with a career-high 12 tackles (seven solo), including 2.5 TFLs ... vs. Kentucky (10/2): Did not start as Rebels opened in a nickle ... Recorded one tackle ... at Alabama (10/16): Made five tackles (two solo) with a QB hurry ... at Arkansas (10/23): Notched six tackles (three solo), including 1.5 TFLs and 0.5 sack ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Recorded five tackles (four solo), including 1.5 TFL ... at Tennessee (11/13): Tallied two solo tackles and a QB hurry ... at LSU (11/20): Posted 10 tackles (5 solo) including 2.0 TFL for 14 yards ... One of his TFL was a sack for nine yards ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Tied a career-best with 12 tackles (five solo) ... Also recorded 1.0 TFL ... Preseason: Named preseason All-SEC second team by Phil Steele ... 2009: Started all 13 games at Mike linebacker ... Ranked third on the team in tackles with 79 (41 solo) ... Also collected 8.0 TFLs, three QB pressures and two pass break-ups ... Turned in five games with seven or more stops ... Helped hold the opposition under 300 yards of total offense seven times this year, including five SEC games ... Earned third letter ... at Memphis (9/6): Recorded two stops, both assisted ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Collected four total tackles (two solo) ... at South Carolina (9/24): Posted six tackles (three solo) ... at Vanderbilt (10/3): Credited with eight tackles (three solo) ... Also broke up one pass ... vs. Alabama (10/10): Posted seven tackles (five solo) and 0.5 QB sack ... vs. UAB (10/17): Recorded four tackles (one solo) ... vs. Arkansas (10/24): Posted three solo tackles and tied a career high with 2.0 TFLs ... at Auburn (10/31): Collected nine tackles (two solo) and two quarterback pressures ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Tallied seven stops (five solo) and 1.5 TFLs ... vs. Tennessee (11/14): Posted a team and career-high 11 stops (five solo) and 1.0 TFL ... vs. LSU (11/21): Tallied four tackles (one solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/28): Recorded nine tackles (seven solo), 2.0 TFLs and a forced fumble ... Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State (1/2): Recorded five tackles (four solo) including 1.0 TFL ... 2008: Saw action in all 13 games and started 11 at Mike linebacker ... Totaled 45 tackles, with 5.5 TFLs and 3.0 sacks ... Earned second letter ... vs. Memphis (8/30): Credited with four solo stops and a career-best 2.0 TFLs ... at Wake Forest (9/6): Posted four tackles, 1.5 TFLs and first career QB sack in start ... vs. Samford (9/13): Credited with three tackles (two solo) in start ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/20): Started and recorded five tackles (three solo) ... at Florida (9/27): Posted three tackles (two solo) ... vs. South Carolina (10/4): Posted two tackles, both assisted ... at Alabama (10/18): Finished with six stops (three solo) ... at Arkansas (10/25): Posted five tackles (four solo) ... vs. Auburn (11/1): Started and recorded two assisted tackles ... vs. ULM (11/15): Started and posted five stops (three solo) ... at LSU (11/22): Started and recorded one assisted tackle ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28): Recorded two total tackles, including 1.0 QB sack ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Totaled three solo tackles with 1.0 TFL ... Spring: Assisted on a tackle in the Grove Bowl ... 2007: Saw action and started at Will linebacker in first two games ... Received an additional year of eligibility after missing the final 10 games with injury ... at Memphis (9/1): Posted a season-high eight total tackles, including four solos ... vs. Missouri (9/8): Notched one solo stop before leaving with injury ... 2006: Appeared in seven games, making one start at weakside linebacker at LSU (11/18) ... Finished the season with six total tackles ... Earned his first letter ... vs. Georgia (9/30): Saw first action as a Rebel and recorded one stop ... vs. Vanderbilt (10/7): Made one stop on special teams ... at Arkansas (10/21): Saw action at LB ... Made one solo stop ... vs. Northwestern State (11/4): Collected one solo tackle ... vs. Mississippi State (11/25): Notched a season-high two solo stops ... HIGH SCHOOL: PrepStar All-America selection ... Named to Tom Lemming's Prep All-West Team and also to SuperPrep All-Far West Team ... Second team All-State by CalHi Sports as a senior ... Voted league Defensive Most Valuable Player by coaches as a junior ... All-league selection for CIF Division I as a junior ... Rated No.12 inside linebacker in nation by ESPN.com, No. 17 LB in nation by CollegeFootballNews.com, No. 25 LB in nation by Scout.com and No. 14 outside linebacker in nation by Rivals.com ... Was selected as the No. 32 overall player in California by Rivals.com, No. 55 player in the West by Scout.com and No. 133 player in nation by CollegeFootballNews.com ... Rated No. 32 player in West region by Tom Lemming and No.32 in Far West region by SuperPrep ... Recorded 105 tackles, 12 QB sacks and 21 TFLs as a senior... Added 12 rushing TDs; 132 tackles and 2 QB sacks as a junior ... Earned three letters in football, playing linebacker, tight end and running back ... Coached in high school by Mike Difiori ... PERSONAL: Son of Juan Cornell and Vallery Thomas ... Full name is Jonathan Xavier Cornell ... Born: December 31, 1987 ... Completed B.S. in Political Science.

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2006 7 5 1 6 0.0 0 0 0 0
2007 2 5 4 9 0.0 1 0 0 0
2008 13 26 19 45 5.5 0 0 0 0
2009 13 41 38 79 8.0 2 1 0 0
2010 11 40 40 80 14.0 2 1 0 0
TOTAL 46 117 102 219 27.5 5 2 0 0

SACKS g ua a total yards
2006 7 0 0 0.0 0
2007 2 0 0 0.0 0
2008 13 3 0 3.0 19
2009 13 0 1 0.5 6
2010 11 4 1 4.5 29
TOTAL 46 7 2 8.0 54
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