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Lettered three straight years for the Tigers, leading the team in pass receptions in 1973 and 1974. He was named first-team All-ACC in 1974 and 1975. A two-time first-team All-America, he earned consensus All-America honors in 1974. He completed his Clemson career with 64 receptions for 1,044 yards and 17 TDs. The 28th overall selection in the first round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Steelers. He completed his professional career with 202 receptions for 2,879 yards and 20 touchdowns. In 1984 he was inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame. In 2003, Cunningham was the only tight end chosen to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2003, as one of the Top 50 players in league history. He was also the recipient of Clemson’s Frank Howard Award for 1974-75, as the top student-athlete who brought honor to Clemson.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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What position does Bennie Cunningham play for the Clemson Tigers? Bennie Cunningham is a Tight End for the Clemson Tigers
When did Bennie Cunningham join the Clemson Tigers? 1972
What years did Bennie Cunningham play for the Clemson Tigers? 1972,1973,1974,1975
What is Bennie Cunningham's number at Clemson? 85
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What college did Bennie Cunningham go to? Bennie Cunningham attended Clemson
What is Bennie Cunningham's hometown? Seneca, SC
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What state is Bennie Cunningham from? SC