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Torry Cornett
Torry Cornett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Independence

Last College:
Prarie View A&M

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
01/12/1986

Experience:
2L


2007: Competed in every game on special teams and at defensive end ... totaled 10 tackles, including 2.5 for loss ... assisted on a tackle behind the line of scrimmage vs. Southeast Missouri State ... recorded two stops vs. Marshall ... made his fi rst collegiate start at Pittsburgh where he tallied four stops, including one for loss ... carded one stop at USF ... notched a tackle at Syracuse ... registered a tackle in the Papajohns.com Bowl.

2006: Saw action in all but one game, playing on the special teams and the short- yardage unit ... recorded five tackles ... won the team Special Teams Player of the Week award for the Eastern Kentucky game.

2005: Spent season working with the scout team and learning the UC offense while sitting out of competition following his transfer from Prairie View A&M.

At Prairie View A&M: Originally signed with Prairie View to play basketball...started 10 games as a freshman in 2004-05, averaging 6.0 points and 2.8 rebounds.

Independence High School: Earned all-state honors in both football and basketball as a senior...three-time first team all-city selection for head coaches Marvin Bohannan and Alan Jones...four-year regular as a linebacker, tight end and kicker who led the school to four straight league championships and state playoff berths... first team all-city, all-district and all-state in basketball as a senior... voted class president his sophomore and senior years and was active in Student Government.

Torry Roddy Cornett: Born Jan. 12, 1986...son of Terry and Joy Cornett...uncle Ken Lanier played offensive tackle for 14 seasons, primarily with the Denver Broncos, and cousin Roger Harper, played for the Atlanta Falcons.

Academic Major: Communication.