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Cornelius Lucas | Tackle | #77

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 328
College: Kansas State
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Sophomore OT Cornelius Lucas is getting first-team reps at right tackle during Lions' OTAs.
Lucas struggled in two starts at right tackle last season after playing exclusively on the left side at Kansas State. "Just playing left my whole life, when I went over to the right last year I just wasn't comfortable at all and you could see it on film," Lucas said. "I just wasn't comfortable in my stance." With LaAdrian Waddle sidelined by a late-season ACL tear, Lucas has gotten significant reps on the right side and could start in Week 1. Sat, Jun 13, 2015 01:44:00 PM

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Lions GM Martin Mayhew considers undrafted rookie OT Cornelius Lucas a candidate for a swing role.

"We think he has a chance to be like a LaAdrian Waddle sort of guy," Mayhew said. "We're excited about this kid. He's definitely got a chance to make our team. We’re going to try him at left and right tackle." An All-Big 12 honorable mention as a senior, Lucas has starting-caliber tools and good athleticism for a 6-foot-8, 320 pound tackle. He didn't participate at the Combine due to a foot injury, but is expected to be ready for training camp.
Sat, May 17, 2014 02:54:00 PM

Lions signed Kansas State OT Cornelius Lucas.

Lucas (6-foot-7 3/4, 316) was a two-year starter at left tackle for the Wildcats, earning honorable mention All-Big 12 honors as a senior from the conference's coaches. Lucas' potential stems almost purely from his size, as he is a mammoth human with 36 3/4-inch arms, and capable of engulfing would-be pass rushers. Lucas must polish his pass-protection technique, but has starting-caliber tools and moves relatively well for his build.
Sat, May 10, 2014 08:11:00 PM

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QB1Matthew Stafford
2Dan Orlovsky
3Jake Rudock
RB1Ameer Abdullah
2Theo Riddick
3Zach Zenner
4Dwayne Washington
5George Winn
GLB1Zach Zenner
2Ameer Abdullah
3RB1Theo Riddick
2Ameer Abdullah
FB1Mike Burton
WR11Golden Tate
2Anquan Boldin
3Andre Roberts
4Corey Fuller
WR21Marvin Jones
2T.J. Jones
3Jace Billingsley
4Jay Lee
WR31Anquan Boldin
TE1Eric Ebron
2Cole Wick
3Andrew Quarless
4Orson Charles
5Brandon Pettigrew
LT1Taylor Decker
2Cornelius Lucas
3Corey Robinson
LG1Laken Tomlinson
2Joe Dahl
3Brandon Thomas
C1Travis Swanson
2Graham Glasgow
3Gabe Ikard
RG1Larry Warford
RT1Riley Reiff
2Michael Ola
3Luke Marquardt
K1Matt Prater