9 Jashon Cornell

Jashon Cornell Ohio State
usaUnited States
St. Paul, MN
High School
Cretin-Derham Hall
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Post-OSU Update: Jashon Cornell was selected with the 235th overall pick (7th-round) of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. He was placed on injured reserve before the 2020 season and did not play. Cornell appeared in one game with the Lions in 2021 and has not appeared in an NFL game since. (updated: Feb. 2024)

Pronunciation: JAY-shon

Major: Grad. (2019), Family Resource Management (2016-18)

Weight: 280 (2019), 273 (2018), 280 (2016-17), 265 (2015)

2019 Media Guide: Jashon Cornell is a versatile, fifth-year senior who has manned both the defensive tackle and end positions during his career and will focus his efforts at tackle for the 2019 season … a
veteran of 32 games played, Cornell earned his first collegiate start against his home state school, Minnesota, last season … he tallied 15 tackles on the season last year, including 2.0 tackles-for-losses totaling 15 yards … enters his senior campaign with 33 career tackles, 7.0 TFLs and 3.0 quarterback sacks … recorded a quarterback sack for minus-7 yards in the Rose Bowl win over Washington.

2018 Media Guide: Jashon Cornell is a fourth-year junior who has played in 19 games his first two seasons and has challenged for playing time along the likes of 2018 NFL Draft picks Tyquan Lewis, Sam Hubbard and Jalyn Holmes … Cornell has 5.0 career tackles for loss, including two quarterback sacks, so far to go along with 18 total tackles … his sacks came against Indiana and Maryland last season when he played in all 14 games … named a game “champion” by OSU coaches after the USC game.

2017 Media Guide: Jashon Cornell is a third-year sophomore who saw action in five games in 2016 after red-shirting the 2015 season as a true freshman … enrolled at Ohio State in January 2015 in time for the start of the spring semester.

2016 Media Guide: Jashon Cornell red-shirted the 2015 season as a true freshman after initially enrolling at Ohio State in January 2015 in time for the start of the spring semester.

2015 Media Guide: Jashon Cornell, who enrolled at Ohio State in January for the 2015 spring semester, is one of the highest rated prospects in this Ohio State class, with No. 7 strong-side defensive end ratings virtually across the board and Top 100 overall status by ESPN (No. 33), Rivals (No. 14) and 247Sports (No. 88) … a consensus 4-star prospect who was regarded as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2015 by ESPN prior to his junior season.

High School: He twice was named a second-team Minnesota all-state pick by the Associated Press
the No. 1 defensive end in the Midwest according to Scout … the defensive line MVP of the Nike training camp in Columbus in the summer of 2014 and thus earned an invite to The Opening later that summer … capped career at the Under Armour All-American game … is from the powerful Catholic high school on the west side of St. Paul that has produced outstanding athletes like Joe Mauer, Michael Floyd, Chris Weinke and Steve Walsh.

Personal: He committed to Ohio State on July 2, 2014 … is the son of Sheena Cornell.



SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2016Ohio State504221.54000000000
2017Ohio State13014863.5192.0141200000
2018Ohio State13115962.0151.070000000
2019Ohio State14143016146.5334.0231000000