Sunday, November 3, 2013

Louisville's Cunningham to be Inducted into Ms Sports Hall of Fame

Louisville's native son Doug Cunningham will join a distinguished group of athletes to be inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame for the 2014 class. There are seven inductees selected for 2014 including Cunningham, Duece McAllister, Ruthie Bolton, Richard Williams,Steve McNair, Robin Roberts and Calvin Smith.

Cunningham, a running back and kick returner at Ole Miss, played in the NFL for eight years, most of that time with the San Francisco 49ers before finishing his career with the Washington Redskins. Drafted in the 6th round in 1967, Cunningham played in the NFL with players such as Steve Spurrier, John Brodie and Gene Washington.

The Class of 2014 will be inducted at a banquet at the Jackson Hilton July 25, 2014, followed by more BancorpSouth Induction Weekend activities on July 26 at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Museum.

You can read more about Cunningham's induction at the following links:

http://www.olemisssports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/102813aad.html

http://msfame.com/news-updates/2014-class-has-national-international-stars/