Zach Cunningham - 41

RS Sophomore

Pinson, Ala.

High School:
Pinson Valley

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230



Zach  Cunningham


Vanderbilt-Texas A&M Postgame Notes

Texas A&M 25, Vanderbilt 0


Sixteen 'Dore seniors to be recognized prior to Texas A&M kickoff

LB Zach Cunningham putting up All-SEC caliber numbers


Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 21, Kentucky 17


Vanderbilt-Florida Postgame Notes

Florida 9, Vanderbilt 7


Vanderbilt-Houston Postgame Notes

Houston 34, Vanderbilt 0


Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M (Howell)

The Vanderbilt football team played Texas A&M on Senior Day on Nov. 21, 2015. (Joe Howell)


Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M (John Russell)

Photos from Vanderbilt's game vs. Texas A&M


Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky; Russell (11/14/15)

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky. Photos by John Russell. (11/14/15)


Vanderbilt at Florida 11/7/15 (USA Today)

Vanderbilt vs. Florida


Vanderbilt-Florida (Joe Howell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's football game at Florida on Nov. 7, 2015. Photos by Joe Howell.

Cunningham capped off a solid redshirt freshman campaign by closing the season among the team's most productive defenders... Participated in 11 games, missing only the Charleston Southern encounter... Earned starts at inside linebacker in team's 3-4 scheme during last five games against Missouri, Old Dominion, Florida, Mississippi State and Tennessee... Averaged 8.2 tackles as a starting LB... Finished the year with 37 solo tackles, 67 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 quarterback sacks and a forced fumble... Posted a team single-game high of 13 total tackles at Mississippi State... Registered 11 tackles, including a QB sack, vs. Florida... Had multiple tackles for loss vs. Georgia and Tennessee... Posted at least six tackles against six SEC opponents.

Did not play as true freshman... Showed athleticism as practice squad linebacker... Used first semester on campus to enhance overall strength.

High School
Senior captain and three-year starter at LB for school located just north of Birmingham... Concluded prep career by receiving Alabama 5A Lineman of the Year and Birmingham News' Lineman of the Year honors after 2012 campaign... Amassed 448 total tackles during three-year varsity career... As a senior, earned First Team All-State after leading Indians to 8-4 record and second round of 5A playoffs... Contributed 194 total tackles, including 41 tackles for loss and 12 sacks along with four blocked punts during the season... Participated in postseason Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl... As junior, earned All-State recognition after registering 152 tackles... Also lettered in basketball and track.

Zachary Daniel Cunningham... Majoring in Economics... Son of Fred and Sophie Cunningham... Born Dec. 12, 1994... Dad works in landscaping... Has four brothers: Frederick, Ethan, Nathan and Zapheth; and two sisters, Gabriel and Danica... Plays the guitar.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 15, at MTSU, 10/3/2015
Solo Tackles: 12, at MTSU, 10/3/2015
Tackles for Loss: 4.0, at South Carolina, 10/17/2015
Sacks: 1.0, (3x) Last at South Carolina, 10/17/2015
Break Ups: 2, at MTSU, 10/3/15
Forced Fumbles: 2, at Houston, 10/31/15
Fumble Recoveries: 2, at Florida, 11/7/2015

Zach Cunningham.  02-03-15.  640 PX


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