George Cornwell | Martinsburg High School | WR/LB | 2023


Q: Tell us about your high school career and what the recruiting process has been like thus far. 

A: The recruiting process is new to me. I don’t know what to expect. 

 

 

Q: When did you receive your first offer and what school was it from? How many offers have you received thus far? 

A: I’ve been invited to camps at Wingate University, Kentucky Christian U and the Apprentice School. 

 

 

Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

A: My contributions to my undefeated high school team are important to me. 

 

 

Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at your school?

A: It is important to focus on the playbook, execute the play and give it my all. 

 

 

Q: What have you learned during this unique time in 2020? What did you focus on or accomplish during Quarantine?

A: I learned that face to face learning is important. For football, I worked on strength and stamina by lifting and running. 

 

 

Q: If you could play in college, what would you choose to major in? What are your plans if football doesn’t work out?

A: I would like to play as long and as high as I can go. Then I’d like to coach and focus on some type of business development.          

 

                                                    

Q: What would your current teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: I’m a coachable, reliable, hard worker on and off the field year round. 

 

 

Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career so far?

A: A Touch down that I didn’t mean to injure two opposing players. 

 

 

Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?

A: Personally, I deal with dyslexia but I don’t let it get me down. For football, it’s my release and I love all aspects of it. 

 

 

Q: If you could compare yourself to a collegiate or pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A: Sam Huff is a personal acquaintance and I’m honored to have spent time with him. We are both scrappy, hard hitting linebackers from West Virginia. 

 

 

Q: What is your biggest strength and why should college coaches & scouts consider you?

A: Coaches and scouts should consider me because I have a lot of experience and try to play mistake free football. Plus I’m all in, all the time. 110%

 

 

Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?

A: I have organized a coat drive, participate in wreaths across America every year, I  have delivered thanksgiving meals and participate in food drives.

 

Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 High School National Scouting Combine and what are your goals for the combine?

A: I train year round, and I plan to show up and show out. 

 

 

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement? 

A: Because of my dyslexia, my middle school thought I’d be an academic failure. I’ve showed them by achieving a 3.5gpa in traditional high school classes with no tutoring. 

 

 

Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football? Do you play other sports? 

A: I play polo, race quarter midgets, ski, and play neighborhood basketball 

 

 

Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life? 

A: My dad is my most influential figure. 

 

 

Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

 A:  I started driving quarter midgets at age 5 and riding horses at age 4.