Freshman (2010) ... earned first varsity letter ... played in 11 games ... tallied six tackles ... made his collegiate debut as a reserve cornerback vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4), recording two solo tackles ... played as a reserve at cornerback against Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... did not see game action vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... appeared at cornerback vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25), assisting on one tackle ... saw his first Big Ten action as a reserve cornerback at Indiana (Oct. 2) ... played as a backup cornerback vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... contributed on special teams vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... recorded two solo tackles as a backup cornerback and contributed on special teams at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... appeared as a reserve cornerback and on special teams vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... made one solo tackle as a reserve cornerback and on special teams at Purdue (Nov. 13) ... did not see game action vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... appeared as a backup cornerback and on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... played as a reserve cornerback and on special teams vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.
Prep ... attended Penn Hills High School coached by Ron Graham ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.6 second and had a 34-inch vertical jump ... played wide receiver and cornerback ... Key Statistics ... made 28 tackles, five tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and four interceptions as a senior ... caught nine passes for 200 yards and one touchdown in limited offensive action as a senior ... recorded 35 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... Honors and Rankings ... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... rated as the No. 3 cornerback nationally by scout.com ... four-star prospect according to scout.com and Rivals.com ... listed as the 99th-best prospect nationally by Rivals.com ... listed as the eighth-best cornerback in the country according to Rivals.com ... rated as the second-best player in the state of Pennsylvania by Rivals.com ... won the defensive back MVP award at the State College NIKE Camp ... SuperPrep All-American and rated as the No. 11 player in Pennsylvania by the publication ... four-star prospect and the nation's No. 18 cornerback by Scouts, Inc. ... earned all-area, all-league and all-state as a senior ... selected to participate in the Big 33 Game ... Prep Star Dream Team member and the 125th overall prospect in the country ... named to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22.
Personal ... Cullen Christian was born April 24, 1992 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.