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Jared Cornelius
Jared Cornelius

#1 Jared Cornelius

Wide Receiver | Senior | 5-11 | 212 | Shreveport, La. | Evangel Christian Academy

Single-Game Career Highs
Receptions: 7 vs. No. 10 Texas A&M (9/24/16)
Receiving Yards: 146 vs. No. 1 Alabama (10/8/16)
Receiving Touchdowns: 2 vs. Alcorn State (10/1/16)
Longest Reception: 58 vs. UTEP (9/5/15)
Rushing Attempts: 3 vs. LA Tech (9/3/16)
Rushing Yards: 71 at No. 9 LSU (11/14/15)
Rushing Touchdowns: 1 (2x) last vs. No. 12 Ole Miss (10/15/16)
Longest Rush: 69 at No. 9 LSU (11/14/15)

Senior (2017)
» Athlon Sports preseason All-SEC third team

Junior (2016)
» Pro Football Focus All-SEC first team – slot receiver (Dec. 12)

Played in 11 games with four starts … Totaled five touchdowns (4 receiving, 1 rushing) … Tied for second on the team in TD receptions (4), third in receiving yards (515) and fourth in receptions (32) … Averaged 16.09 yards per catch to rank second on the team and ninth in the SEC among players with 30-plus catches … Led the team and tied for fourth in the SEC in 100-yard receiving games (3) … Two of three 100-yard receiving efforts came in SEC play … Logged 100-plus yards through the air in Weeks 4, 5 and 6 to match a 20-year old school record of three straight 100-yard receiving performances … Had never totaled 100 or more yards receiving in a single game prior to the start of the season … 22 of his 32 receptions resulted in a first down or touchdown … Averaged 81.6 yards receiving per game through the first five games of the season … Led the team in receptions of 30-plus yards (5), 25-plus yards (7) and 20-plus yards (11), including TD catches of 35 and 29 yards … Also had 15 receptions of 15-plus yards … With 14 catches for 309 yards and two TDs in Weeks 5-8, no SEC receiver was more productive in the month of October as his 309 yards receiving were tops in the conference during that span … Had a streak of 15 offensive touches that resulted in a first down or touchdown … 7 of 8 receptions on third down converted a first down … Owned a streak of four games with a catch of at least 20 yards … Scored a TD in eight of his last 15 games dating back to 2015 with six through the air and three on the ground … Had a catch in 10 of 11 games and five or more twice … vs. Louisiana Tech (Sept. 3): Hauled in the first TD pass of the season from 13-yards out in the second quarter … It gave him a score in five of his last six games dating back to the 2015 season with three coming through the air and two on the ground … vs. No. 10 Texas A&M (Sept. 24): Recorded his first 100-yard receiving game with a career-high seven catches on eight targets for 126 yards and a score … Four catches resulted in a first down … Averaged 18.0 yards per catch … Had three 30-plus yard receptions with four first-down grabs, including three on third or fourth down … Hauled in three passes, including a 38-yarder, before capping the drive with a 5-yard TD catch at the 6:21 mark in the fourth quarter … vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 1): Caught all four targets for 106 yards and a career-high two TDs … All four receptions converted first downs and went for 29, 35, 24 and 18 yards to average 26.5 yards per catch … Scored on a 29-yard touchdown strike on the first play of the team’s second drive and then caught a 35-yard score two drives later for his first career multi-TD game … vs. No. 1 Alabama (Oct. 8): Racked up a career-high 146 yards on five receptions to join former Razorbacks Anthony Lucas (1996) and Mike Reppond (1971) as the only three players in school history to post three straight 100-yard receiving performances … The 146 yards were the most allowed by Alabama’s defense since 2014 … All five catches resulted in a first down … Averaged 29.2 yards per catch with a long of 57 … vs. No. 12 Ole Miss (Oct. 15): Started at wide receiver and followed up with three catches for 40 yards and lifted the team to a 34-30 victory with a 6-yard TD run late in the fourth quarter …  All three receptions moved the chains.

Sophomore (2015)
Started six of nine games played … Missed four games with a broken arm … Caught 24 passes for 393 yards and three touchdowns … Turned seven rushes into 112 yards and two TDs … Scored a touchdown in four of the last five games … Only player in the SEC and one of three players in the country with a 40-yard reception, 40-yard run and 40-yard punt return … Recorded a catch in 8 of 9 games, including seven multi-reception contests … Had nine plays of 20 or more yards with six coming through the air, two on punt returns and one on the ground … Returned seven punts for 93 yards, good for an average of 13.3 … vs. UTEP (Sept. 5): Had two catches for 75 yards, highlighted by a 58-yard touchdown reception which was the second-longest pass play of the season … vs. Toledo (Sept. 12): Had a punt return for a touchdown (59 yards) called back due to a penalty, resulting in a 43-yard return … Also had four receptions for 41 yards … vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 19): Broke his arm at the end of a 34-yard reception in the first quarter … at No. 19 Ole Miss (Nov. 7): Caught a 30-yard touchdown pass to close Arkansas’ first drive of the second half to highlight four catches for 76 yards … at No. 9 LSU (Nov. 14): Broke the game open with a 69-yard touchdown run to help Arkansas hold onto The Golden Boot for the second straight year … The 69-yard run was the third-longest of the season by a Razorback … vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 21): Set career-bests with five receptions for 81 yards … Made it three straight games with a score with a 9-yard TD catch to end the first half … vs. Kansas State (Jan. 2): Recorded two catches for 35 yards and had two rushes for 27 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown, in Liberty Bowl win.

Freshman (2014)
Appeared in all 13 contests … Recorded 212 yards on 18 receptions with a long catch of 38 yards in first collegiate campaign … Took over punt-return duties and tallied 91 yards on nine returns … vs. Nicholls (Sept. 6): Registered first career catch and score on a 38-yard toss, tallying 51 yards on the day … at No. 1 Mississippi State (Nov. 1): Hauled in 39 yards on two receptions, including a game-long 23-yard catch … vs. No. 17 Missouri (Nov. 28): Recorded a then career long 35-yard punt return to the Tiger’s 31-yard line, setting up an Arkansas touchdown on the ensuing drive.

High School
A three-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout … Ranked as the No. 23 prospect from Louisiana and the No. 89 wide receiver in the nation by Rivals … The No. 47 prospect in the state according to 247Sports … Helped Evangel Christian Academy win the District 1-3A championship and advance to the Louisiana Division II state semifinals during his senior season … In 2013, he had 71 receptions for 1,189 yards and 16 touchdowns … Helped the team go 10-2 in 2013 and 12-3 in 2012 … Tallied 90 receptions for 1,585 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2012 … Coached by Byron Dawson and Phillip Dees … Chose Arkansas over offers from Missouri, Tennessee, Houston, TCU and San Diego State … Enrolled in January 2014 and participated in spring practices.

Personal
Born on March 27, 1996 … Son of Shannon and Sylvia Cornelius … Recreation and sport management major.

2016 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGPRETPR YDSPR TDLNG
TOTAL11/43251516.145713534.11111285021
LOUISIANA TECH1/111313.01133134.3081000
at TCU1/02178.5017000.000235019
TEXAS STATE---------------
vs. Texas A&M1/0712618.0138177.0071-100
ALCORN STATE1/0410626.5235000.0000000
ALABAMA1/0514629.2057188.0080000
OLE MISS1/134013.30202178.51112504
at Auburn1/02178.509000.0000000
FLORIDA1/0000.000231.5033001
LSU1/03155.006000.000110010
at Mississippi State1/12126.0010273.505121021
at Missouri1/13237.70162-2-1.005115015
vs. Virginia Tech---------------

2015 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGPRETPR YDSPR TDLNG
TOTAL9/62439316.4358711216.0269793043
UTEP1/127537.5158000.000212013
TOL1/044110.3013000.000143043
TxTECH1/113434.0034000.0000000
vs TAMU---------------
at TEN---------------
at ALA---------------
AUB---------------
UTM1/04338.3011000.000133033
at MISS1/047619.0130000.0000000
at LSU1/12189.001127135.51690000
MSU1/158116.2119199.0090000
MIZZ1/1000.000252.5051505
vs K-STATE1/123517.502622713.51142006

2014 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGPRETPR YDSPR TDLNG
TOTAL13/01821211.82385234.6011991035
at AUB1/0000.000000.0000000
NICH1/025125.51382147.00112000
at TxTECH1/0000.000000.0000000
NIU1/02157.5110273.5060000
vs TAMU1/022211.0015000.0000000
ALA1/0000.000000.0000000
UGA1/04389.5014000.0000000
UAB1/0000.000122.0020000
at MSU1/023919.5023000.00021107
LSU1/011818.0018000.00021309
MISS1/0000.000000.0000000
at MIZZ1/02136.507000.000240035
vs TEX1/03166.3011000.000127027

 

Career Stats

 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGPRETPR YDSPR TDLNG
TOTAL33/10741,12015.1958251887.536928269043
201413/01821211.82385234.6011991035
20159/62439316.4358711216.0269793043
201611/43251516.145713534.11111285021