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National Football League Draft Profile - Jermaine Cunningham

TeamNew England
Round2
Selection21 (53 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolFlorida
YearSR
Height6-3
Weight255
High SchoolStephenson (Stone Mountain, Georgia)
Jermaine                       Cunningham
Named a 2009 Second-Team All-SEC selection, as he started all 12 games in which he appeared, missing both the Charleston Southern and FIU games due to injury...Cunningham was on the 2009 Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the YearAward Watch List candidate and was also a preseason candidate for the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year and Bronko Nagurski awards in 2008 as well...Second-Team All-SEC as a junior when he ranked second on the team in sacks (six) and tackles for loss (10.0)...Led all Gator defensive linemen with 64 tackles (34 solo) in 2007, recording a personal-best 17 stops against top-ranked LSU...Tough as nails on the field, Cunningham played through a hyper-extended knee to start all 14 games as a junior and also played through a shoulder injury in 2009, waiting until the season ended to have surgery...Showed some attitude off the field as well with a 2007 arrest for misdemeanor battery.

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