Sam Cunningham

Samuel Lewis Cunningham Jr.
Born: August 15, 1950
Santa Barbara, CA USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 226
College: USC
High School: Santa Barbara (CA)
Career: 1973-1982
Drafted: 1973 in Round 1, #11 overall by the New England Patriots

Sam Cunningham played from 1973 to 1982 during his career with the New England Patriots. Cunningham ran for 5,453 yards in his career on 1,385 attempts, scoring 43 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 210 passes for 1,905 yards and 6 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1973NFL New England Patriots1555163.325 4
1974NFL New England Patriots1668114.975 9
1975NFL New England Patriots1696663.917 6
1976NFL New England Patriots1728244.824 3
1977NFL New England Patriots27010153.831 4
1978NFL New England Patriots1997683.952 8
1979NFL New England Patriots1595633.527 5
1981NFL New England Patriots862693.112 4
1982NFL New England Patriots9212.30
Totals138554533.975 43


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1973NFL New England Patriots151449.634 1
1974NFL New England Patriots222149.737 2
1975NFL New England Patriots322537.924 2
1976NFL New England Patriots2729911.141 0
1977NFL New England Patriots423708.835 1
1978NFL New England Patriots312979.631 0
1979NFL New England Patriots292368.120 0
1981NFL New England Patriots12927.712 0
Totals21019059.141 6

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1974 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1978 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)