May 23, 2006

Cornell set to walk next week

Ole Miss four-star linebacker signee Jonathan Cornell is set to graduate from high school on Jun. 2 and arrive at Ole Miss the next day, but he's still got some work to do before being declared academically eligible.


"I'm going to graduate on June 2," Cornell said Monday evening. "All of that is taken care of (as far as graduating). But I still have some work to do as far as qualifying."


Cornell said he has A's and B's in the four core courses he's taken this spring but needs to complete a couple of courses that he's taking via the internet.


Cornell expressed confidence that he could complete all the required work to become eligible.

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