Jack Cornell was signed to the Ravens’ practice squad on 9/1/12...Waived by Baltimore on 8/31/12...Originally signed with the Ravens as a rookie free agent on 5/10/12...
2012: (with Baltimore – 0/0, 0/0) Spent the entire season on the Ravens’ practice squad.
College: Played in 29 career games at Illinois, making 19 starts...Was named a team captain as a senior in 2011, when he also was the recipient of the team’s Red Grange Award for dedication...Started all 13 games at strong-side guard, helping the Illini produce two rushers (Nathan Scheelhaase and Jason Ford) with at least 600 rushing yards and All-Big Ten WR A.J. Jenkins tally 90 catches for 1,276 yards and 8 TDs...Helped Illinois to 518 total yards of offense, including 308 rushing yards, in the win over Indiana...Aided the Illini to 296 rushing yards and 463 total yards of offense against Western Michigan...Played in all 13 games at both guard and tackle as a junior, making six starts at guard...Helped pave the way for the top rushing offense in the Big Ten and the 11th-best in the nation (246.1 ypg)...The Illini broke school records for points in a season (423) and points per game (32.5), in addition to producing the fourth-most total yards (5,162) and second-most rushing yards (3,199) in school history...Aided the Illini offense in recording 559 yards of total offense, including a season-high 519 rushing, in the win over Northwestern...Made his first-career start at guard against Ohio State...As a sophomore in 2009, played in one game, logging 11 offensive snaps against Illinois State...Played in two games as a redshirt freshman in 2008...Redshirted his true freshman season in 2007...Graduated with his bachelor’s degree in communications and is also pursuing a second degree in agricultural and consumer economics.
High School, Personal: Prepped at Quincy Notre Dame (Quincy, IL) HS, where he was a two-time IHSA and Chicago Tribune All-State tackle as a junior and senior...Earned 2006 Max Emfinger All-American honors and was rated a Top-100 recruit in the Midwest by SuperPrep...Also garnered All-State honors by the Champaign News-Gazette as a junior and senior...Earned three letters in football and four in wrestling.