BJ Cunningham


Cunningham concluded his career at Michigan State as the school's all-time leader in receptions (218) and receiving yards (3,086)

BJ Cunningham
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Height: 6'2
  • Weight: 215 lbs.
  • College: Michigan State
  • Experience: 1 years

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Cunningham attended Westerville South High School in Westerville, Ohio. As a senior he had 45 receptions for 770 yards and nine touchdowns. Cunningham concluded his career at Michigan State as the school's all-time leader in receptions (218) and receiving yards (3,086). He also ranks second in career TD receptions with 25. 2011 Voted Most Valuable Player by his teammates . . . second-team All-Big Ten selection (coaches and media) . . . named to ESPN.com and Yahoo! Sports All-Big Ten first team . . . named All-American by Phil Steele (fourth team) and SI.com (honorable mention) . . . tied a Spartan single-season record with 79 receptions . . . tied for first in the Big Ten with 12 touchdown receptions, which tied for third most in an MSU single-season . . . ranked third in the Big Ten and 17th in the FBS in receiving yards (93.3 ypg.) . . . ranked fourth in the Big Ten in receptions (79; 5.6 pg.) . . . had a career-high 1,306 receiving yards, which ranked third most in an MSU season . . . became one of just five Spartan receivers to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season . . . had a school-record eight 100-yard receiving games; that mark also tied for first in the Big Ten this season . . . ranked second in the Big Ten with 17 "clutch" catches during the regular season (receptions on third down or fourth down that resulted in TD or first down) . . . caught seven passes for 66 yards in the win over No. 18 Georgia in the 2012 Outback Bowl; tied MSU's single-season reception record with a 22-yard catch in the fourth quarter . . . named National Wide Receiver of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards after recording a career-high three touchdown receptions in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin . . . had five catches for 115 yards against the Badgers, establishing a school record with his eighth 100-yard receiving game of the season . . . scored his first TD in the Big Ten Championship Game on a 30-yard pass from Kirk Cousins on a fourth-and-inches play in the second quarter; for his second TD, caught a lateral from Keith Nichol at the 7-yard line and ran it in for a touchdown; on his third touchdown, a 44-yarder in the third quarter, he became MSU's all-time leader in receiving yards, passing Andre Rison . . . had a game-high 102 receiving yards on six catches, including a 35-yard TD reception on a fourth-and-2 play in the second quarter, in the victory over No. 4 Wisconsin; also had a diving catch on a key two-point conversion in the fourth quarter . . . had 154 receiving yards - the most ever by a Spartan against Ohio State - on nine catches, including a 33-yard touchdown, in the 10-7 win over the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium; named Spartan Offensive Player of the Week for his performance at OSU and was also selected as a game captain against the Buckeyes . . . recorded career highs in receptions (12) and yards (158) at Notre Dame; the 12 catches tied for fourth most in a game by a Spartan wide receiver; the 158 receiving yards were the most for a Spartan since Blair White had 186 yards against Northwestern in 2009

Currently plays in the CFL for the Montreal Alouettes

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