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Topic: RIP Bennie Cunningham !
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RIP Bennie Cunningham !

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:10 AM
 

Not only a great player .. a great Man !!

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Do what? Wow. RIP.***


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Re: Do what? Wow. RIP.***

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:12 AM
 

No!!! Awww....doggone it! Sigh...darn! Say it isn't so!


Lost his battle with cancer***


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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:18 AM
 

Link? I can't find anything

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:28 AM
 



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I remember big Bennie effortlessly dunking the basketball on

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:21 AM
 

the intramural courts in Fike Fieldhouse when I was there. He was your prototypical big bruiser John Mackey type tight end, but a touch more athletic. So sorry to hear this. Cancer is a heartless beyotch.

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BC is the first great Clemson player I recall in my life

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:32 AM
 

He was very talented and one of the reasons I started pulling for Clemson at such a young age

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:49 AM
 

Bennie's passing....but, if accurate, he truly deserves any and all accolades he receives

He was an exceptional player during his years at Clemson, and yet, I don't think anyone would argue the fact that---after his standout career with the Steelers----it became obvious he was underused as a Tiger.

And one of the best Afro haircuts on campus!

RIP Bennie.

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:50 AM
 

Met him a few times and he was a good guy. We will fondly remember him. Prayers for his family.


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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:01 AM
 

great player in college and pro. was one of the team stars when I was at Clemson. Wrote him recently at zCleveland Clinic. This news makes me sad but I know he isnt hurting now and is in a better place

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:03 AM
 

had to opportunity to sit beside Bennie Cunningham when I was in the fifth grade. He came to our school and spoke. I thought he was the biggest thing on Earth!!

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:11 AM
 

was that when he was a college player or was he a pro by then?

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:43 AM
 

when he was pro. 1978-79


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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:24 AM
 

That's sad news to hear of Bennie Cunningham.I did not start going to Clemson games until 1977 so didn't know much about his College days other than reading that he was All-ACC and All American but I saw a lot of him in the Pros when he was with the Pittsburgh Steelers.He was a good one and will be missed and hopefully something will be done in his memory at the Football stadium as well as the Football Operations building.Maybe one day hopefully soon he will be inducted into the Clemson Ring Of Honor.


Oh man, my first childhood Clemson hero


Posted: Apr 23, 2018 11:45 AM
 

I remember watching him play in the first Clemson
game i went to in 1973, the UVA homecoming game.
Been a fan ever since. He was always a class act.
And a local player that did well at Clemson.

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 2:30 PM
 

I attended Clemson when he played and what a player

What memories

I will always remember his FRO and how he carried 5-6 players down the field

GOD BLESS

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