Corn Elder

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Corn Elder
No. 35 – New York Giants
Personal information
Born: (1994-10-09) October 9, 1994 (age 25)
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:183 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school:The Ensworth School
(Nashville, Tennessee)
College:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 5 / Pick: 152
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2016)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Cornelius Marquis Elder[1] (born October 9, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami (FL).[2]

Early years[edit]

Elder was a four-star running back coming out of high school and was a back to back Mr. Football player of the year in Tennessee. He was a two-sport star in high school and even had a basketball offer to Purdue University. When he first arrived to Campus at the University of Miami, he joined the basketball team. After a torn meniscus in his right knee, he decided to focus solely on football.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
5 ft 10 in
(1.78 m)
183 lb
(83 kg)
31 14 in
(0.79 m)
8 34 in
(0.22 m)
4.49 s 1.60 s 2.60 s 35 in
(0.89 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
All values from NFL Combine[3][4]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Elder was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round, 152nd overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[5] On September 3, 2017, he was placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury.[6]

Elder was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[7]

New York Giants[edit]

On September 2, 2019, Elder was signed to the New York Giants practice squad.[8]


  1. ^ Voth, Bill (April 29, 2017). "Panthers draft Corn Elder in fifth round". Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  2. ^ "Rang: "Corn Elder Is Going To Surprise A Lot Of People When He Plays So Well In The NFL"". CBS Miami. April 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "NFL Draft Profile: Corn Elder". Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  4. ^ "Corn Elder, DS #20 CB, Miami (FL)". Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  5. ^ Voth, Bill (April 29, 2017). "Panthers draft Corn Elder in fifth round". Retrieved May 7, 2017.
  6. ^ Henson, Max (September 3, 2017). "Panthers claim Brad Kaaya and Demetrious Cox". Archived from the original on October 10, 2017. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  7. ^ Henson, Max (August 30, 2019). "Panthers announce first wave of 2019 roster cuts". Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  8. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2019). "Giants waive LB B.J. Goodson, sign LB David Mayo".

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