Cornell's ride to No. 1

Jashon Cornell, the nation's top 2015 recruit, won't let the hype get to him

Updated: August 29, 2013, 2:00 PM ET
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN.com

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Three buses transport Jashon Cornell from the east side of the Twin Cities to downtown Minneapolis for training sessions at the Target Center. He goes six times a week in the offseason -- so often that he tired of asking for rides.

The journey takes about an hour each way.

From his home to reach Cretin-Derham Hall, the storied high school on the west side of St. Paul that produced the likes of Joe Mauer, Chris Weinke, Steve Walsh and Michael Floyd, Cornell ...

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