Jashon Cornell Impresses at NFTC Chicago

Cretin-Derham Hall (Minn.) 2015 DE, Jashon Cornell, talks about his NFTC performance, his top schools of interest, his upcoming visit to Michigan, what he's looking for in a program, his decision timeline and more.***Video Interview W/Highlights***

ADDISON, Ill.--Cretin-Derham Hall (Minn.) 2015 defensive end Jashon Cornell is one of the top prospects in the Midwest. On Sunday at the Nike Football Training Combine in Chicago, he proved exactly that.

As Cornell dominated his fair share of the one-on-ones, showcasing a quick first step and nice hand speed. Although, Cornell didn't win MVP honors or get an invite to The Opening this July, he justified why he has 14 offers on the table already.

"I'm quick, got fast hands and I move around," Cornell told GoBlueWolverine.

"Today in one-on-ones I beat all my opponents. I used all the moves that I learned today. I thought I did pretty good."

With such a strong performance, Cornell believed he should've been considered for defensive lineman MVP.

"Yeah, I do.," Cornell said on if he should have the MVP. "I guess that happens sometimes. I'm a youngin' out here. I'll come back next time and show them again."

At 6-foot-3, 220-pounds, Cornell says Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio State, Rutgers, Florida and USF are showing him the most attention his recruitment at the moment. While Michigan has shown some interest, the Wolverines' have yet to offer Cornell.

"I think Michigan will be coming in the next couple weeks or so," Cornell said. "I'm going to Sound Mind, Sound Body in June. So I'll be out there and see all the schools out there (when I visit)."

When Cornell makes his trip to Ann Arbor this June, what exactly will he be looking for on his visit?

"I'm checking out their business program first," Cornell explained. "That's the main thing I will majoring in college. I want to check out the facilities, which I heard was pretty good from Ricardo Johnson. So, I am going to check that out.

"I'll check out the campus life. The students there. I will checkout everything basically."

Not only does Cornell want a strong academic base in school, but he said a coach that will be honest in his recruitment.

"I don't want the coaches to tell me I am going to start right away," Cornell said. "I want a coach that will tell me he will make me in to a better football player and I have a chance to start. Not if I go there, I have a chance to start right away. Because I know that's probably not the truth all the time."

As far as a decision timeline, Cornell said his commitment won't be coming anytime soon.

"Probably senior year if I really like the school and the coaching staff, I will probably (will commit)," Cornell said.

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