Player of the week: Jared Cornelius

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, August 16, 2013
Shreveport Evangel Coach Byron Dawson calls Jared Cornelius one of the best receivers the school has produced.
Shreveport Evangel Coach Byron Dawson calls Jared Cornelius one of the best receivers the school has produced.

Name: Jared Cornelius

Nickname: JRed

School: Evangel Christian Academy

Height: 6'1

Weight: 190

Position: WR

Class: 2014

Bench max: 285

Squat max: 405

40-yard dash: 4.5

Vertical: 36

Number of years playing football: 13

Schools that have offered: Mizzou, Tennessee, San Diego State, Tulsa, Houston, Arkansas, Louisiana Tech, Baylor

Schools I've visited: Mizzou, LSU, Arkansas

In college, I plan to major in: ?

I like playing receiver because: It's always been my position

Best football moment: Breaking a school record against Barbe

My favorite play: Fades!

Best player I've played against: Tony Brown

Favorite high school team to play against: St. Thomas Moore

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Everything

Favorite NFL player: Calvin Johnson

Favorite NFL team: Cardinals

Favorite music: Dubstep

Favorite song: My Story- R Kelly

Favorite book: The Bible

Favorite movie: SWAT

Favorite TV show: Burn Notice

Favorite actress: Meagan Good

Favorite food: Reese's

Favorite class: Math

Dream Date: Kim Kardashian

The one thing I could not live without is: Reese's

Role model: Denny Duron

Three words to describe me: underrated, double covered, unstoppable

People would be surprised that I: play 7 musical instruments

Ten years from now I'll be: In the NFL

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