Jim Cunningham (American football)

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For the former return specialist and wide receiver in the Canadian Football League and the XFL, see Jimmy Cunningham.
Jim Cunningham
No. 30
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-03-11) March 11, 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth: Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 39
AFL draft: 1961 / Round: 14 / Pick: 109
(by the New York Titans)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 337
Average: 2.8
Touchdowns: 5
Player stats at NFL.com

James Walter Cunningham (born March 11, 1939 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh and was drafted in the third round of the 1961 NFL Draft.[1] Cunningham was also drafted in the fourteenth round of the 1961 AFL Draft by the New York Titans.


  1. ^ "Redskins sign back". The Spokesman-Review. AP. 5 January 1961. p. 12. Retrieved 1 February 2016.