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Taylor
Cornelius
#15 Quarterback
Taylor
Cornelius
#15 Quarterback
Height 6'5
Weight 232 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-09-16 (26)
Born Amarillo, TX
School Oklahoma State
Status AMER
Completions 143
Attempts 247
Yards 1795
Touchdowns 9

NEED TO KNOW:

  • Acquired: Free agent (Feb. 9, 2021)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 1 (1)
  • First CFL game (team): Aug. 7, 2021 vs. Ottawa (Elks)
  • College: Oklahoma State University (2014-18)
  • Highlights:
    • In 2021, appeared in 9 regular season games and started his first CFL game in Week 7 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Cornelius had a career high 334 passing yards and threw his first CFL touchdown in a Week 9 game in Ottawa.
    • Elks head coach Jaime Elizondo was OC for Cornelius in Tampa Bay
    • Cornelius attended Green Bay Packers rookie camp before signing with the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL in 2020
    • He ranks inside the top 10 in several OSU footbaall records including: single game passing yards (501) and touchdowns (5), single season passing yards (3,978) and touchdowns (32), and career passing yards (4,198) and touchdowns (32).
    • 42 total TDs in 2018 tied for second highest in a single season with Barry Sanders
    • 406 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns in 2018
    • As OSU’s starter, Cornelius completed 59.4 per cent of his passes for 3,978 yards and 32 touchdowns. He also backed up current NFL quarterback Mason Rudolph at OSU until his senior season.

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

  • 2021: (Edmonton) Played in nine games for the Elks, going 143-of-247 for 1,795 yards, with nine touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Cornelius also rushed for 149 yards on 21 carries.
  • 2020: (Tampa Bay) Appeared in five games (four starts) for the Vipers. Completed 78 of 123 passes for 858 yards, with four touchdowns and six interceptions.
  • 2019: Signed with the Green Bay Packers and attended rookie camp but did not make the final roster.

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2021
EDM 14 143 247 1795 9 13 7.3
Total
14 143 247 1795 9 13 7.3

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2021
EDM 14 21 149 1 7.1 18
Total
14 21 149 1 7.1 18

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
08-07
1 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-14
2 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-19
3 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
11-16
16 TOR 15 32 160 0 3 5.0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-11
6 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-18
7 WPG 19 33 243 0 3 7.4
09-28
9 OTT 22 31 334 3 2 10.8
10-08
10 WPG 6 13 47 0 1 3.6
10-15
11 WPG 17 29 187 1 0 6.4
10-29
13 HAM 19 33 251 0 0 7.6
11-05
14 SSK 21 35 322 2 0 9.2
11-13
15 SSK 20 30 224 3 1 7.5
11-19
16 BC 4 11 27 0 3 2.5
Total
143 247 1795 9 13 6.7

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-14
2 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
3 BC 2 1 0 0.5 1
11-16
16 TOR 2 32 1 16.0 18
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 CGY 1 1 0 1.0 1
09-18
7 WPG 2 23 0 11.5 14
09-28
9 OTT 2 12 0 6.0 8
10-08
10 WPG 1 10 0 10.0 10
10-15
11 WPG 4 19 0 4.8 9
10-29
13 HAM 3 26 0 8.7 15
11-05
14 SSK 2 14 0 7.0 13
11-13
15 SSK 2 11 0 5.5 10
11-19
16 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
21 149 1 7.1 99