One of several contenders at the cornerback positions ... Has been a part-time starter over the last two seasons ... Has shown excellent coverage ability and good tackling ability ... Continuing to improve his physicality in the weight room.
2013 (Sophomore): Saw time in nine games with six starts ... Battled some injuries throughout the season ... Had three pass breakups ... Tied a career-best seven tackles against Alabama ... Had 1.5 tackles for loss. 2012 (Freshman): Was pressed into service as a true freshman when injuries struck the defensive backfield ... Responded well and his performance was one of the pleasant developments of the 2012 season ... Played in 11 games, including six starts ... Made 25 tackles, with a high of seven stops at Arkansas ... Led the team in pass breakups with five. High School: Helped Middletown (Ohio) HS to three-consecutive 10-win seasons and berths in the state playoffs ... Third-team All-Ohio by The Associated Press as a senior ... Intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, and had 10 pass breakups ... Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds ... His speed also indicated by the fact that he returned two kickoffs for touchdowns as a junior ... Three-year starter ... Had five interception returns for touchdowns during his career ... Was invited to play in the Ohio North-South All-Star Game and the "Big 33" Ohio vs. Pennsylvania All-Star Game ... The No. 63 prospect in Ohio by ESPN and also the nation's No. 68 cornerback ... The No. 102 prospect in the six-state Midwest area by SuperPrep ... Coached by Troy Everhart and Jason Krause ... Ran in the 100-meter dash and the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays ... Best time in the 100 is a swift 10.5 seconds. Personal: Born in Middletown, Ohio ... Son of Tia Herndon ... Cousin of Kelly Herndon, who played in the NFL for Seattle, Denver and Tennessee ... Plans a major in communication. Community Cats: Helped with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and Read Across America (2013). Cody Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: to be a CEO ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: when Jesus comes back ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: The Real is Back by Young Jeezy ... My hidden talent is: I can draw ... The celebrity I'd like to be best friends with is: myself.