Name: Alvin Cornelius
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Tottenville
2014 Stats: Alvin was buried on the depth chart last year and managed to snag three receptions for 42 yards. He also made a few tackles on special teams, appearing in nine games total.
2015 Projections: It's Alvin's time to shine. He worked out with the first team offense this spring,
How'd He Get Here: Former Syracuse assistant coach John Anselmo did the recruiting. Cornelius also had offers from Connecticut, Rutgers and Vanderbilt.
Money Quote: "Alvin Cornelius is actually surprisingly really good." That's actually Steve Ishmael saying that. I don't think he meant it to sound like it sounds. I think.
His Money Quote: "For me, the time is now. I've only got two more years left, so I've got no choice but to go out and give it my all for myself and the team."
Links of Wonder: Alvin Cornelius Ready For Bigger Role
Tweets Of Wonder:
Great Wins Today By The Men & Women's Lax Team #ACCchamps— Alvin Cornelius III (@AC_TheFuture) April 26, 2015
What Does Scott Shafer Think Of Him: "Without having the pads on, you kind of look at the skill kids a little bit more than you do the kids up front. And guys like Alvin Cornelius made some very good catches, Steve Ishmael, Oliver Vigille had two interceptions today, which was good to see." - Shafer after the first day of spring practice.
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Cornelius was the 2011 NYSHSFCA Class AA Player of the Year in his senior year of high school.
Let's Get A Good Look Atcha: