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Cornish An Expected Seventh-Round Selection

Jon Cornish (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

The world of the NFL is a harsh one. College standouts fail by the hundreds, and often, it's not how good you are, but whether you have the athleticism to succeed in a league filled with other supreme athletes and former college stars.

That’s what former scout Russell Lande said Kansas running back Jon Cornish will find challenging in the pros. Oh, Lande watched film on Cornish. Saw him break long run after long run after long run on his way to leading the Big 12 in rushing. But he also saw what Cornish didn’t have … and what Lande said will stop Cornish from becoming a starter in the league. “Cornish’s top speed is excellent...

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