"It feels really good," he said. "It's next to my hometown state, new coaching staff, and they said right away that I'm elite and one of the best players in the Midwest. They showed me a lot of love. Everything was good."
Wisconsin, now playing a 3-4, told him today he is an ideal fit for their scheme.
"They have a position called the drop. Coach Kauha'aha'a said I could easily play defensive end and my body looked like I wouldn't have problem with it. I'm 235 now and I could put on another 20 to 35-pounds and be a pass rush linebacker. The drop is like a linebacker, defensive end who mostly does pass rush but sometimes they have them drop them back to confuse the offense."
As a sophomore, Cornell had 14 sacks and 26 tackles for loss.