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Cornelius Sturghill
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Cornelius Sturghill

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Melrose

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 183

Position:
WR


BEFORE LOUISVILLE
An outstanding wide receiver, Cornelius Sturghill committed to the Cardinals on National Signing Day after formerly pledging to Wisconsin. Sturghill is the lone signee from the state Tennessee in Louisville's 2014 signing class. Known for his athletic ability and ball skills, Sturghill is a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com. He received offers from Louisville, Missouri, Wisconsin, Mississippi State, Purdue, UCLA, and Vanderbilt. A Melrose High graduate, Sturghill was an all-district and all-state player at wide receiver and safety. Rated as a three-star athlete by 247 Sports and the 14th-best athlete in the state, Sturghill had a monster senior season, recording 51 receptions for 961 yards and 16 touchdowns. Sturghill is also a guard on the Melrose High basketball team. A native of Memphis, Tenn., he is the son of Cornelius and Tara Sturghill.

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