B.J. Cunningham Scouting Report

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B.J. Cunningham Scouting Report

Position: WR
Conference: Big10
School: Michigan State Spartans
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #3
Height & Weight: 6'1 - 211 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fourth Round
Drafted 6.13 in 2012 by MIA

2012 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.59
Bench press12
Vertical jump31.5
Broad jump9'8
Three-cone drill7.10

2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

B.J. Cunningham, WR, Michigan State

Cunningham leaves Michigan State as their all-time leader in receptions and yards. He's not the tallest or the fastest wideout, but Cunningham has a promising blend of talents that could eventually land him as a team's No. 2 on their depth chart.

Flashes some polish and versatility as a route runner although he slows down in his breaks. Needs to remain explosive and learn to cut sharper. Cunningham has a nice feel for reading zone defenses and finding the seams and open spots.

He lacks the straight line speed to attack defenses vertically. Sometimes gets chippy with defensive backs while running his route and instead needs to focus on his assignment. Cunningham is at his best when he explodes off the line and can work the middle of the field. Teams will really love his physicality and use of his hands as a blocker.

Cunningham is a solid mid-round talent who will likely begin contributing on special teams before earning more reps and snaps with the offense. He just has to commit to becoming a better route runner and improve his jump off the line.

Last Updated Mar-31-2012 by Matt De Lima

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