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Cornelius Ingram


6' 4"
245 lbs.
Cornelius Ingram


CAREER: Has seen action in 29 games with seven starts…Has 888 yards receiving on 64 catches and eight touchdowns…HONORS: 2007 second-team All-SEC (AP and Coaches)…Candidate for the John Mackey Award, presented to the nation’s best tight end…2008: A 2008 team captain…Was sidelined for his redshirt senior campaign after suffering a torn ACL in fall camp…2007: Played in all 13 games, receiving starts against Tennessee, LSU, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and Florida Atlantic…Was fourth on the team with 34 receptions, averaging just under 15 yards per catch…Compiled 508 yards receiving, also ranking fourth on the team…Tied for the team lead in touchdown catches with Andre Caldwell (seven)…Had at least one reception in 12 of the 13 games he played…Caught two touchdowns against Florida Atlantic for the first time in his career, connections of four and 26 yards…Tied for the team lead in receptions in the win against Florida State with five…Had two catches for 16 yards in his fourth start of the year against South Carolina…One yard shy of his career-long reception against LSU, hauling in a 37-yard touchdown…Scored touchdowns in back-to-back games on two occasions, against the Trojans and Volunteers and in games against LSU and Kentucky…Contributed three catches for 56 yards in the SEC-opening home win over Tennessee…Had career-high numbers against Troy, posting seven catches and 105 yards, the first time in his career he had over 100 yards of receiving…Reeled in one pass for 11 yards in his season debut against Western Kentucky…Member of the Leadership Committee…2006: Had 30 receptions for 380 yards (12.7 avg.) and one touchdown in 14 games…Had 20 receptions for 267 yards over the final five games of the campaign…Totaled 58 yards on four catches against Ohio State, with a team long of 20 yards…Had a career night in Atlanta, making six catches for 71 yards – both personal highs…Had a long reception of 28 yards from Chris Leak in the fourth quarter…Caught three passes for 29 yards at Florida State…Caught a team-high four passes and totaled 59 yards receiving in the rout of Western Carolina, setting personal bests in both categories for the second-straight week…Equaled a career high with three receptions and set a personal best with 50 yards receiving in the win over South Carolina…Helped the Gators convert a 3rd down and 5 late in the second quarter with a seven-yard reception against Georgia…Made one catch for six yards versus LSU…Caught two passes for 13 yards and had his first career touchdown in the 26-7 win over Kentucky… Finalized the scoring in the fourth quarter on a six-yard pass from Leak…Recorded two catches for 40 receiving yards, including a catch of 38 yards…Made the most of his first career start against UCF with three catches for 35 yards…Also had a 15-yard grab…Hauled in first career reception, a 12-yarder from Leak, on Florida’s initial scoring drive of the campaign…2005: Dressed in every game for the Gators…Played in two games in a season that saw him move from quarterback to tight end…Saw action at quarterback in the victory over Louisiana Tech, directing one offensive drive in the fourth quarter…Appeared in several offensive plays at wide receiver throughout the game during the Gators’ 31-24 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl…2004: Worked at quarterback on the scout team and did not see any game action…Scout team “Player of the Week” against Arkansas…Joined the UF basketball team Oct. 15 for practice and played in 19 games as a true freshman on that squad…PREP: Listed as a four-star athlete and the 11th-best quarterback prospect in the nation by… Rated No. 75 on Hot 100 list…Listed as a four-star athlete and ranked No. 62 on the 100 list…Rated the third-best quarterback prospect in the nation by as well as No. 22 on their Southeast Elite 88 list…Ranked as the No. 1 quarterback and overall player on the Pre-Season Top 101 list…No. 49 in The Sporting News’s Top 100…A two-time Class 1A all-state pick in both football and basketball…Also considered Florida State, South Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech and North Carolina in the recruiting process…PERSONAL: Was born on June 10, 1985…Saw playing time at guard for the basketball team during the 2004-05 season before focusing only on football in the summer of 2005…MAJOR: Anthropology.





Year    No.    Yds    Avg.   TDs Long

2006    30    380   12.7      1      38

2007    34    508   14.9      7      37

Totals: 64    888   13.9     8      38



Year    No.    Yds    Avg.   TDs Long

2005     2       8      4.0       0       7

Totals:  2       8      4.0       0       7



Receptions: 7 (Troy, 2007)

Receiving Yards: 105 (Troy, 2007)

Receiving TD: 2 (Florida Atlantic, 2007)

Longest Reception: 38 (Tennessee, 2006)

Rushing Attempts: 2 (Louisiana Tech, 2005)

Rushing Yards: 8 (Louisiana Tech, 2005)

Rushing TDs: None

Longest Rush: 7 (Louisiana Tech, 2005)


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