Justice Cunningham, TE

School: South Carolina  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Pageland, SC
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 258 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Senior tight end and team captain who was an excellent blocker during his career and became an important cog in the passing game this season... played in all 13 games, starting 11... caught 23 passes for 324 yards... entered the season with just 27 receptions for 257 yards over three seasons... had a key 20-yard reception leading to a score in the win over Vanderbilt... caught four passes for 41 yards in the win over Missouri... hauled in a career-high six passes for a career-high 108 yards in the win over Tennessee, including a career-long 45-yarder... has played in all 53 games over the past four seasons with 23 career starts... invited to the NFL Combine.
2011 Season
Tight end who played in all 13 games for the Garnet and Black, starting eight... caught 18 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown... caught his first pass of the season, a six-yarder, in the win at Georgia...had three catches for 34 yards against Navy... had the best receiving game of his career vs. Kentucky when he caught five passes for 46 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown reception, the first scoring pass of his career... had a pair of catches at Mississippi State... caught a season long 16-yard pass in the win over Clemson... had a catch in each of the last eight games and in 11 of 13 games overall.
2010 Season
Played in all 14 games... made a pair of starts, earning the nod against both Vanderbilt and Tennessee... caught seven passes for 92 yards... set a career high with 33 yards on two catches at Clemson, including a career-long 25-yard reception... also caught two passes for 31 yards vs. Arkansas... earned the Steve Sisk Outstanding Blocker Award in the spring.
2009 Season
True freshman who quickly moved his way into the two-deep at tight end... also saw regular action on special teams... played in all 13 games, making a pair of starts... got the starting nod against Kentucky and Vanderbilt... had a pair of catches for 23 yards... had one catch for nine yards against South Carolina State and one catch for 14 yards against Tennessee.
High School
Coached by Joey Mangum at Central High School in Pageland, S.C., graduating in 2009... earned First-Team All-State honors from The State... helped Central reach the 2008 Class AA state finals and a 14-1 record playing both tight end and defensive end... collected 20 sacks as a senior... caught 21 passes for 400 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior... also logged 92 tackles, seven sacks, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries on defense in 2007... selected to play in the 2008 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas... two-sport star in high school as he also excelled on the hardwood.... averaged 12 points and 11 rebounds in hoops as a junior... considered a two-star prospect by Rivals.com as a tight end... regarded as a two-star prospect and the nation's 112th-best defensive end by Scout.com... considered the state's 21st-best player by SuperPrep... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region squad...selected South Carolina over Michigan State and NC State.
Justice Cunningham is a sport and entertainment management major... has a brother named Power and sisters named Promise and Sincere.
04/08/2013 - 2013 South Carolina Pro Day: There were 32 NFL teams represented at South Carolina Pro Day on March 27. Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis was among the coaches who attended. A total of 18 players worked out on field-turf outdoors in 50 degree weather with 5 mph wind. Justice Cunningham TE (6-3, 251 pounds) - He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.88 and 4.87 seconds. He recorded a 35.5-inch vertical jump. He has long arms at 34 inches. He recorded 17 strength lifts. Cunningham is keeping his combine numbers. He is not a pass catcher as much as he is a blocker at tight end. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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