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#17 Cornell Powell

Position:
WR
Height:
6-0
Weight:
205
Class:
Jr.
Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.
High School:
J.H. Rose HS
BIO

Has 20 receptions for 144 yards and a touchdown in 304 snaps over 23 games in his career … has three kickoff returns for 65 yards.

2017: Had eight receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown in 149 snaps over 14 games … had three kickoff returns for 65 yards … had a 14-yard reception and a 22-yard kickoff return against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had two receptions for 15 yards against Wake Forest on Oct. 7; named team special teams player-of-the-game … had a 22-yard kickoff return against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.

2016: Had 12 receptions for 87 yards (nine games) … appeared in first collegiate game against Troy, recording a five-yard reception in 19 snaps … caught three passes in 42 snaps against SC State … snagged five passes for 44 yards at Georgia Tech in big road win … caught two balls for 15 yards at Boston College … saw six snaps at Wake Forest … had 11-yard reception in 24 snaps versus South Carolina.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 36 overall player in the nation by Rivals … fourth-best player in the state of North Carolina … rated No. 153 overall by Prep Stars … had outstanding game in the Shrine Bowl for North Carolina with 264 all-purpose yards and two scores … had 4-54 receiving and a touchdown, and had 4-203 on kickoff returns, including a 99-yard return for a touchdown … that was no surprise to anyone as Powell had a touchdown on a kickoff return in each of the first three games of the 2015 season … had incredible senior year, leading Rose High school to a 12-3 record and berth in the state championship … had 65 receptions for 1557 yards and 25 touchdowns … that is an average of 24 yards per catch … also had 23 rushes for 249 yards and five scores, he averaged 11 yards per rush … in terms of returns, had 21 kickoff returns for 754 yards and four scores, a 36-yard average … had 10 punt returns for 353 yards and four scores, a 35.3 average … overall, had 38 touchdowns in 2015, 25 receiving, five rushing, and eight on kick returns … first-team all-state as a junior and senior … had 67 receptions for 1248 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2014 … added 14-445 yards on kickoff returns for a 32-yard average … had 23 total touchdowns … in 2013, he had 47 catches for 1,228 yards and 21 touchdowns … had 24 total touchdowns … for his career, had 203 receptions for his 52 games for 4,301 yards and 68 touchdowns … had 110 rushes for 828 yards and 13 touchdowns, he averaged 7.5 yards per rush … had 1,200 kickoff return yards and 353 punt return yards … was also a four-year letterman in basketball … averaged 15 points per game as a freshman, 20.4 as a sophomore and 17.1 as a junior … 55 percent field goal shooter for his career, while averaging 17.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game … had 1,310 career points and 604 career rebounds … played his high school football for David Wojtecki … recruited by Dan Brooks and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business.