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6 Jemalle Cornelius
  • Wide Receiver
  • 5-11 185
  • RSR 3L
  • Fort Meade/Fort Meade

A redshirt senior wide receiver…

CAREER: Has seen action in 35 games with 14 starts…

2006: Member of the Leadership Committee…

2005: Started nine games at wide receiver for the Gators and appeared in all but the Mississippi State contest…Had four catches for 34 yards versus Vanderbilt, none bigger than his 16-yard touchdown reception in the second overtime that proved to be the winning score… Enjoyed a career day against Kentucky, setting personal bests in yardage (138), longest catch (50 yards) and receptions (eight)… Had five kickoff returns for 101 yards, including a career-long of 28 yards against Alabama…Had two catches for 32 yards versus Florida State, including a clutch 23-yard grab on third down and 11 during UF's first touchdown drive…

2004: Played in all 12 games, including five starts (Eastern Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and Middle Tennessee State)…Saw action in 390 plays…Was a member of UF's punt return package and saw time on the kickoff return team…First career start was against Eastern Michigan, where he saw 45 plays, the most among UF's receivers…Equaled his total in catches from the previous season by the fourth game of 2004…Four of 12 catches went for TDs…Hauled in his first career touchdown catch and tallied a career-high three receptions against Tennessee…Caught a career-long pass of 48 yards against Arkansas, marking it the second-straight game against the Hogs that he made a career-long catch (33-yards last season)…Blocked the team's first punt of the season in the game against South Carolina…Scored touchdown with a 21-yard run off of a Chris Leak lateral in the game versus Georgia…In the Peach Bowl, caught a 45-yard pass for UF's only touchdown…First career touchdown came against Arkansas…

2003: A redshirt freshman who saw action in all 13 games at receiver and on special teams for a total of 222 plays…Saw action on 154 plays on offense, the second-highest total among UF freshman receivers…Named to the 2003 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll…Six of his seven receptions went for first downs…Caught the first two passes of his career against Florida A&M on back-to-back plays…The two receptions went for 25 yards, including a 15-yarder…Had a career-long 33-yard reception vs. Arkansas…Had two catches for 19 yards against Ole Miss…Saw time vs. Vandy and had a 14-yard rush in the win…Caught two passes vs. Iowa for 28 yards in the Outback Bowl, including a 15-yard reception…

2002: Worked with the scout team at wide receiver and was redshirted…Dressed for the LSU, Auburn, Georgia, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and FSU games…

PREP: One of the state of Florida's premier players in 2001 who gained a great deal of national recognition…Named to PrepStar's All-America Dream Team and that publication ranked him among the nation's top dozen players in its "athlete" category…Named to SuperPrep's All-America Team and that magazine ranked him among the country's top 10 wide receiver prospects…Ranked among the nation's top 15 players in Rivals.com "athlete" category…Ranked among the nation's top 10 players by National Bluechips in its "All- Purpose Backs" category…Named the state of Florida's Class 1A Player of the Year in 2001 …Quarterbacked Ft. Meade to the state championship game in 2001, throwing for over 2,100 yards with 23 TDs, while rushing for over 500 yards with 13 TDs…Had seven interceptions as a DB and returned four punts for TDs…As a junior wide receiver in 2001, he caught a school-record 53 passes for 1,004 yards (18.94 ypc) and 13 TDs…Played in California-Florida All-Star Game…Also visited Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame and Michigan…High school coach was Mike Hayde…Was one of five national finalists for the 2002 Watkins Award, presented annually to the nation's top African-American high school scholar-athlete…

MAJOR: Sports Management.


CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS
Year No. Yds Avg. TDs Long
2003 7 105 15.0 0 33
2004 12 154 12.8 3 48
2005 29 383 13.2 1 50
Totals: 48 642 13.4 4 50
CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS
Year No. Yds Avg. TDs Long
2003 2 14 7.0 0 14
2004 5 6 1.2 1 21
2005 2 -8 -4.0 0 1
Totals: 9 12 1.3 1 21
CAREER KICK RETURN STATISTICS
Year No. Yds Avg. TDs Long
2004 1 17 17.0 0 17
2005 7 141 20.1 0 28
Totals: 8 158 19.8 0 28
CAREER PUNT RETURN STATISTICS
Year No. Yds Avg. TDs Long
2004 1 16 16.0 0 16
2005 1 22 22.0 0 22
Totals: 2 38 19.0 0 22

CORNELIUS' CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 8 (Kentucky, 2005)
Receiving Yards: 138 (Kentucky, 2005)
Receiving TDs: 1 (four times, last vs. Vanderbilt, 2005)
Longest Reception: 50 (Kentucky, 2005)
Rushing Attempts: 1 (eight times, last vs. LSU, 2005)
Rushing Yards: 21 (Georgia, 2004)
Rushing TDs: 1 (Georgia, 2004)
Longest Rush: 21 (Georgia, 2004)

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