Frayser HS (Memphis, Tn.) DE/TE Cornelius Lewis

[Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed Frayser HS defensive end/tight end Cornelius Lewis (6-6, 240, 4.7) on June 20th.

Cornelius, my name is Gene Swindoll. I have a Mississippi State sports website on the internet called Gene's Page. I'm calling to get a recruiting update from you. Do you have time to talk?
"Yes sir."

What positions do you play?
"I play defensive end and tight end."

What is your primary position or do you play both about the same amount of time?
"I play both but the one I want to go to college on is defense."

What is your height and weight?
"6-6 and 240 pounds."

What is your forty speed?
"The last I was checked I ran like a 4.7."

What is your maximum squat?
"My maximum squat was 380."

What are your strengths on the football field?
"We watch tapes on other teams. I try and study the other teams. I read the offenses well."

How long have you been playing defensive end?
"I've been playing defensive end since the 8th grade."

Have you attended any camps this summer or will attend any?
"No sir, I've been working around home."

What schools are mailing you letters?
"Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Auburn, Memphis, Indiana, Duke, Wake Forest, Ole Miss....and a lot of others."

Did you receive any calls during the May evaluation period?
"I received some calls but I can't remember them right now."

What schools are you most interested in?
"My options are open."

Thanks for taking the time to talk with me, Cornelius.
"I appreciate it."

Other Cornelius Lewis information:

  • Cornelius is a good student who should have no problem qualifying.

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