Two days before the deadline to declare for the NFL Draft, and we finally had our most pressing question of the offseason answered:
Vanderbilt linebacker Zach Cunningham announced he's turning pro tonight at @WalterCampFF awards banquet @SiriusXMNFL— Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 15, 2017
The only surprise here is that there was any suspense at all. Zach Cunningham was a first team All-American according to basically everyone who publishes such a thing, and it’s generally agreed that he will be a first-round pick in April’s NFL Draft. As a junior, Cunningham led the Commodores’ defense with 125 total tackles and 16.5 tackles for loss. He also forced two fumbles, recovered four fumbles, and did this:
Thanks for the memories, Zach, and best of luck in the NFL.