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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
#AskLoogs: David Cornwell's best trait

By Tom Luginbill

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@TomLuginbill @RecruitingESPN What's the best trait/ability of #Bama commit David Cornwell ? #AskLoogs

— Benton (@benton1723) September 18, 2013


For David Cornwell, without question, it is his raw natural tools and physical stature. His arm stands out. With that being said, he is also very green and lacks some of the experience of his counterparts coming out of high school. This will only be his second full season as a starter due to a few transfers and a family illness with his mother. Cornwell has been highly coveted because he can do things physically that you can’t coach and he is gifted with outstanding size and underrated athleticism. He has powerful arm talent to attack every nook and cranny of the field which really opens up the passing game for any scheme. The key to Cornwell’s development is playing experience and enhanced technical discipline with his feet and throwing mechanics. He needs to be honed and polished. Regardless, there are few if any players in this class that are blessed with his blend of size, arm, power and ability to extend a play given his stature.