Zach Cunningham’s Vanderbilt career is over.
The Commodores linebacker will not return for his senior season and will instead enter the 2017 NFL Draft, according to SiriusXM NFL’s Alex Marvez.
— Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 15, 2017
Cunningham led the SEC in tackles this season with 125 on the year, while also adding 16.5 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. He also became the first player in team history to earn unanimous First Team All-America.
The Vanderbilt star will end his Commodores career with 256 tackles, 36 tackles for loss and six sacks.