Recruting: OSU First To Offer Cunigan

It's kind of hard to decide where you would want to play Steve Cunigan. The Class 3A standout at Wills Point, Texas has proven he can be a nice target at wide receiver or a good size defensive back, big enough to be a safety and quick enough and athletic enough to line up at corner. The 6-3, 190-pound Cunnigan plays in a very tough district in East Texas and got it done on offense and defense.

"I know I caught 48 passes for over 600 yards and a touchdown," said Cunigan. "On defense I had two interceptions and 22 tackles. It really doesn't matter where I play in college, but I do kind of prefer wide receiver."

Cunigan is a little bit of a find recruit. However, as college coaches make the trek through East Texas they are stopping at Wills Point. You can give Oklahoma State the credit for being first as they have been to see Cunigan in person, and Steve confirmed that, at this stage, the Cowboys are his only scholarship offer.

"I've also heard from U-of-H (Houston), OU, Texas, Missouri, and Kansas State," said Cunigan. "I knew about Oklahoma State a little bit, and I've always been interested in them because they have some good players out of this area like Brandon Pettigrew, Kendall Hunter, and Dez Bryant. The internet makes it easy and I started doing some homework on OSU."

Cunigan has not just good but great bloodlines as his father played slot reciever at East Texas State University and his older brother, who is 23, just finished up playing tight end at TCU. "I get a little coaching on catching the ball," joked Cunigan.

He said he has not made out any plan for recruiting and when he will make his decision. He and his parents do plan a trip to Stillwater maybe in the next week or two. This Saturday he has regional track in Commerce, Texas, as he will compete in the triple jump. Cunnigan said he would like to major in something science related.

Besides good speed, Cunigan also has pretty good strength numbers for a skill player at this stage with a 230-pound bench press max and a 405-pound max on the squat.

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