Football or basketball?

Cornelius Elder excels at football, but basketball his true love

Originally Published: April 5, 2012
By Dave Hooker | ESPN RecruitingNation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The term "athlete" is used in football recruiting as a way to describe a prospect who can play a number of different positions equally well.

For Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth School's Cornelius Elder, it goes well beyond that.

Elder isn't even sure which sport he'll play.

Elder's first love was football until he discovered the AAU basketball world. He soon fell in love with the travel and the one-on-one game. Suddenly, basketball surpassed football as his ...

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