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Cornelius Douglas
Cornelius Douglas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawton, Okla.

High School:
Lawton

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 198

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
09/20/1989

Experience:
3L

Major:
Psychology


12/05/2012

LaAdrian Waddle Named All-Big 12 First Team

Texas Tech places six student-athletes on Big 12 first and second teams

11/17/2012

Post-Game Notes

No. 23 Texas Tech at No. 24 Oklahoma State

11/10/2012

Post-Game Notes

Kansas at No. 22 Texas Tech

11/03/2012

Red Raiders Fall in Intra-State Battle

Eric Ward catches eight passes for 126 yards in 31-22 loss.

10/13/2012

Post-Game Notes

No. 4 West Virginia at Texas Tech

03/28/2013

Spring Practice All-Access: Kliff Kingsbury

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Texas Tech Football Practice with Kliff Kingsbury

03/23/2013

Spring Practice Report: Turn Up the Volume

Kingsbury raises intensity and volume at first Texas Tech Spring Practice

01/18/2013

Kingsbury Keeping it in the Family

Kingsbury announces staff loaded with Red Raiders

12/29/2012

Tech Rallies to Win Meineke Car Care Bowl

Red Raiders come back to beat Minnesota 34-31 in Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

12/28/2012

Meineke Car Care Bowl Pre-Game Show

Texas Tech TV's Courtney Davis and Brandon Rawe get you ready for Texas Tech-Minnesota

09/29/2012

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

09/08/2012

Texas Tech vs. Texas State (AP)

Texas Tech vs. Texas State - AP Photo Gallery

10/15/2011

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

09/18/2011

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

Photo Gallery
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CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 6 2x, at Oklahoma (2011)*
Yards: 99, vs. Kansas State (2011)
Touchdowns: 1 3x, vs. Oklahoma State (2011)*
Longest Reception: 40, vs. Kansas State (2011)
All-Purpose Yards: 99, vs. Kansas State (2011)
Tackles: 7 2x, vs. Oklahoma (2012)*
Tackles For Loss: 3, vs. Oklahoma (2012)
Sacks: None
Interceptions: 2, at Iowa State (2012)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, vs. Oklahoma State (2011)
* Indicates most recent high

2012
All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Jim Thorpe National Defensive Back of the Week (10/3)... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/1)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Defensive Back of the Week (10/1)... played in six games (5 starts) and made 17 tackles (16 solo, 1 assist) with 4.0 tackles for a loss and two interceptions... made at least two tackles in 5-of-6 games... three of his four tackles for a loss came against No. 14 Oklahoma... made three tackles (all solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior WR Austin Zouzalik as a team captain at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... tallied seven tackles (all solo) and three tackles for a loss of eight yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... became the first Red Raider cornerback to have three tackles for a loss in a game in over 12 years... had a career game at Iowa State (9/29) with first two career interceptions and three tackles (all solo)... second interception led to Tech's third touchdown of the game to give the Red Raiders a 21-13 lead... became the first Red Raider with a pair of interceptions in a game since D.J. Johnson also picked off two passes in Tech's 2011 Big 12 opener at Kansas... joined teammate Alex Torres as a team captain against the Cyclones... collected two tackles (both solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made two tackles (one solo) with a tackle for a loss of six yards in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2011
Played in 12 games (10 starts) on both sides of the ball making 29 receptions for 329 yards (11.3 avg.) with one receiving touchdown... tallied 18 tackles (13 solo), broke up two passes, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble for a touchdown... became first Red Raider in over 11 years to make at least 15 tackles (18) and also make at least 25 receptions (29)... notched four tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made seven tackles (two solo) and forced one fumble that resulted in a safety (ball rolled out the back of the end zone) at Missouri (11/19)... scored Texas Tech's only touchdown with a 37-yard fumble recovery for a TD while also making three tackles (two solo) and breaking up one pass as a DB against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... joined teammate Tramain Swindall as a captain for game against the Cowboys... caught two passes for 11 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... made six catches for 45 yards (long 25) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... caught five passes for 99 yards with first receiving touchdown of the season against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... tallied a 40-yard touchdown reception which marked a career-long catch... made six catches for 24 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... led team with 98 receiving yards on four catches at Kansas (10/1)... made four catches for 37 yards at New Mexico (9/17)... caught two passes for 15 yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

2010
Played in 13 games (0 starts) while making 20 receptions for 215 yards (10.8 avg.) with one touchdown and made four receptions for 29 yards... also made 11 tackles (nine solo) with one tackle for a loss of 23 yards and forced one fumble... caught two passes for 29 yards and made one tackle against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made two tackles against Houston (11/27)... rushed once for three yards and caught two passes for 32 yards against Weber State (11/20)... made one tackle (solo) at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... caught one pass for five yards and threw one pass (incomplete) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... made one catch for 11 yards and tallied two tackles (both assisted) at Texas A&M (10/30)... had a career game with four catches and 53 yards while catching first career touchdown pass against No. 18 Oklahoma State (10/16)... made one tackle (solo) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... played on both sides of the ball at Iowa State (10/2) with one reception and one solo tackle for a loss of yardage... made two receptions for eight yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... caught three passes for 49 yards in season opener against SMU (9/5).

2009
Had a reception for 12 yards against Kansas ... caught two passes for 11 yards versus North Dakota.

2008
Redshirt season ... scout team member.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lawton High School in Lawton, Okla. ... a gifted athlete with a dynamic skill set, appeared at quarterback, defensive back and as a return man... chosen as an honorable mention all-state selection on offense by the Tulsa World following his senior season ...first-team Class 6A All-State choice on defense by OKPrepXtra.com ... completed 62-of-121 pass attempts for 828 yards and nine touchdowns at quarterback and rushed for 413 yards and 14 scores during senior season en route to being named the District 1-6A Offensive Player of the Year ... engineered the No. 4 ranked rush offense in Class 6A in 2007, a group that averaged 234.4 yards per contest ... led Wolverines to a 7-4 record and a berth in the Class 6A state playoffs during senior year... also averaged a reported 42.5 yards per attempt on 10 punts in 2007 ... completed 67-of-131 attempts as a junior, netting 1,033 passing yards and 10 touchdowns while also picking up 612 yards and adding 11 scores on the ground ... a three-star prospect and listed as the No. 3 athlete and No. 9 overall player in the state on Rivals.com's Oklahoma Top 25 for 2008 ... ranked the No. 53 overall player in SuperPrep Magazine's `Midlands 86 for 2008' a list that features the top players from a region encompassing 11 states ... chose Tech over offers from Iowa State, Kansas State, New Mexico and Tulsa.

PERSONAL
Cornelius Douglas ... born on September 20, 1989 in Lawton, Okla. ... son of Alvin Douglas and Debra Martin ... his father is a graduate of East Central University and his mother is a graduate of Cameron University and the University of Oklahoma ... has five siblings ... his uncle, John Douglas, played baseball at Oklahoma ... enjoys hunting, fishing and riding horses ... majoring in psychology.

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