B. J. Cunningham

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B.J. Cunningham
No. 85 Montreal Alouettes
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-05-29) May 29, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Westerville, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 183
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Brian Cunningham, Jr.[1] (born May 29, 1989) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes. He played college football for Michigan State. He was selected in the sixth round at the 183rd overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins.

Early years[edit]

Cunningham attended Westerville South High School in Westerville, Ohio. As a senior, he had 45 receptions for 770 yards and nine touchdowns.

College career[edit]

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.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

He was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins On May 17 of that year, Cunningham signed a four-year $2.2 million contract; includes a $106,000 signing bonus. Cunningham was, however, cut by the Dolphins on August 31, 2012.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Cunningham was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on September 1, 2012. On August 1, 2013, Cunningham was waived with an injury settlement by the Philadelphia Eagles.[4] On October 14, 2013, Cunningham was re-signed to the Eagles' active roster. He was released on November 12, 2013. Two days later, he was signed to Eagles' practice squad.[5]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Cunningham was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad on November 12, 2014.

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Cunningham was signed by the Montreal Alouettes on July 28th, 2015.


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