81  Rashad Cunningham
Rashad Cunningham


Mobile, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Wide Receiver



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By Ryan Suckow, UK Media Relations


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Blue 24, White 23


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Blue-White Spring Game, 041313

The UK football team held their annual Blue-White Spring Game

Hopes to return to game action this season after not seeing playing time in 2013 ... Brings excellent height to the position ... Also has the size to be a physical blocker ... Turned in a stellar performance in the 2013 Blue/White Spring Game with eight catches for 80 yards, including a touchdown.

2013 (Sophomore): Continued to practice with the team.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six games.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Combines his great size with excellent pass-catching ability ... Also has a reputation as an outstanding blocker on a team that rushed for approximately 4,000 yards in 2010 ... Caught 39 passes as a senior for 555 yards and five touchdowns ... Earned all-region honors ... Selected Mobile Player of the Week twice by the Optimist Club ... Helped Davidson High School to a 33-8 record over the last three seasons, including two trips to the semifinals of the state playoffs ... Davidson competes in Class AAAAAA, the largest classification in Alabama ... Junior year stats featured 11 catches for 290 yards, an eye-popping 26.4 yards per catch, with four TDs ... Coached by Fred Riley ... "Rashad creates matchup problems on cornerbacks because he is so tall and strong," Riley said. "He was our deep threat. We were an option team and when opponents put extra people down in the box, we'd send him over the top. He also knows how to block with his big, physical body." ... Also a member of the basketball and track teams ... Ran in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, along with the 4x100 relay ... Advanced to the state meet his sophomore year in the 100 and had a best time of 10.6 seconds.
Personal: Born in Mobile, Ala. ... Son of Robert and Danita Cunningham ... Major is community and leadership development.
Community Cats: Participated with the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12) ... Helped with an event for God's Pantry (2012) ... Participated in Read Across America (2014).
Rashad Says ... My nickname is: Shad ... If I could trade places with any athlete it would be: Floyd Mayweather ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: inspirational speaker ... My favorite part of game day is: the Cat Walk ... My hidden talent is: I can draw.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium