QB Cornwell has unique journey to the top

August, 16, 2013
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Two years ago, David Cornwell was an unknown, fighting for time on varsity. Today, he's the nation's No. 2 QB and an Alabama commit. In between, he's lived in three states, spent a semester away from school helping his mom fight a serious illness and fought the Oklahoma state athletic association to become eligible for 2013.

Read the rest of the story from Mitch Sherman.

More from Sherman: Despite all the moves, David Cornwell's relationship with childhood friend Chase Sears has remained strong. Recently, Cornwell returned to Nebraska for a visit before Sears went off to the U.S. Navy

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