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Taylor
Cornelius
#15 Quarterback
Taylor
Cornelius
#15 Quarterback
Height 6'5
Weight 230 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-09-16 (27)
Born Amarillo, TX
School Oklahoma State
Status AMER
Completions 205
Attempts 357
Yards 2768
Touchdowns 11

NEED TO KNOW:

  • Acquired: Free agent (Feb. 9, 2021) | Two-year extension (Sept.14, 2022)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 2 (2)
  • College: Oklahoma State University (2014-18)
  • Highlights:
    • In 2022, won three games in his 12 starts, throwing for 2,768 yards and 11 touchdowns. Led the Elks in rushing with 502 yards.
    • In 2021, appeared in 14 regular season games (started 8) 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.
    • 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 football 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).
    • In 2018, responsible for 42 TD’s (32 passing, 10 rushing), a single-season mark that ranks third in OSU history behind Mason Rudolph (47 in 2017) and Barry Sanders (44 in 1988).

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

  • 2022: (Edmonton) Started 12 games, completing 205-of-357 passes for 2,768 yards, and 11 touchdowns. He also led the Elks in rushing with 502 yards on 71 carries and seven touchdowns.
  • 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
2022
EDM 12 205 357 2768 11 9 7.8
Total
26 348 604 4563 20 22 7.6

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2021
EDM 14 21 149 1 7.1 18
2022
EDM 12 71 502 7 7.1 56
Total
26 92 651 8 7.1 56

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
07-14
6 MTL 19 31 230 1 1 7.4
07-22
7 WPG 25 42 270 0 1 6.4
08-06
9 BC 15 26 183 1 1 7.0
08-13
10 SSK 13 23 209 0 1 9.1
08-19
11 OTT 16 27 208 2 0 7.7
08-27
12 OTT 14 37 287 0 1 7.8
09-05
13 CGY 22 33 257 2 0 7.8
09-10
14 CGY 23 32 292 2 1 9.1
09-16
15 SSK 13 24 237 1 0 9.9
10-01
17 MTL 16 28 273 0 2 9.8
10-08
18 WPG 11 24 137 1 0 5.7
10-15
19 TOR 18 30 185 1 1 6.2
Total
205 357 2768 11 9 7.8

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
07-14
6 MTL 4 20 0 5.0 8
07-22
7 WPG 15 59 0 3.9 12
08-06
9 BC 4 13 0 3.3 9
08-13
10 SSK 7 86 2 12.3 26
08-19
11 OTT 5 47 0 9.4 12
08-27
12 OTT 8 39 2 4.9 11
09-05
13 CGY 5 16 0 3.2 8
09-10
14 CGY 1 11 1 11.0 11
09-16
15 SSK 8 93 1 11.6 56
10-01
17 MTL 5 23 1 4.6 8
10-08
18 WPG 6 44 0 7.3 14
10-15
19 TOR 3 51 0 17.0 30
Total
71 502 7 7.8 205