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Cornelius Lucas
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Height:
6-9
Weight:
325
Age:
23
College:
Kansas State
Experience:
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Biography

A two-time All-Big 12 performer for the Wildcats, Lucas started 26 games at left tackle for Kansas State and brings tremendous size and length at 6-9, 328 pounds to the Lions’ offensive line group.

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  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 12, 2014.

COLLEGE
A two-time All-Big 12 performer for the Wildcats, Lucas started 26 games at left tackle for Kansas State and brings tremendous size and length at 6-9, 328 pounds to the Lions’ offensive line group.

2013: Started all 13 games as a senior, including the Wildcats’ bowl game vs. Michigan (12/28). Named to the Outland Trophy watch list in his final year.

2012: Took over the starting duties (13 games) at left tackle and helped Kansas State capture the 2012 Big 12 title as he earned First Team All-Big 12 honors from the league’s coaches and second team accolades from the Associated Press and Phil Steele for the first time in his career.

2010-11: Appeared in 12 games as a reserve offensive lineman as a freshman and sophomore.

PERSONAL
Started three years at Edna Karr (La.) High School where he helped the Cougars clinch consecutive district championships in 2007 and 2008. Earned first team all-district honors and was named the outstanding offensive lineman of the year.

  • Majored in marketing at Kansas State.
  • Son of the late Cornelius Lucas III and Priscilla Jones.

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