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Captain Munnerlyn
Captain Munnerlyn
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Captain Munnerlyn

CB

Date of birth
Apr 10, 1988
College
South Carolina
Height
5-9
Weight
195 Lbs

Bio

Captain Munnerlyn is a cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings. He played five seasons with the Carolina Panthers before signing with the Vikings in 2014.

Early Life

Munnerlyn was born on April 10, 1988 in Mobile Alabama. Munnerlyn developed his abilities on the football field at Murphy High School where he was a three-time regional standout player. He was also a track and field athlete competing at 100 and 200 meter distances. After high school he decided to attend the University of South Carolina.

South Carolina Gamecocks

As a true freshman Munnerlyn played 12 games for the Gamecocks. By his sophomore season he was a cornerback and a kick return specialist. Rivals.com viewed Munnerlyn as a shutdown cornerback with exceptional coverage skills down the field. He would forego his senior season and declare for the 2009 NFL Draft.

Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers selected Munnerlyn in the seventh round of the 2009 draft. Despite being a late pick, Munnerlyn was up for the challenge of playing for a team not far away from his alma-mater South Carolina. In the 2009 offseason he won a starting job as a punt returner and would become the Panthers third cornerback in nickel package plays. After two years as a nickel-back and punt returner, Munnerlyn became a starting cornerback after the departure of CB Richard Marshall. In 2011, he started 14 games and solidified himself as a solid cornerback across the NFL.

Minnesota Vikings

After starting 16 games with the Panthers in 2013, Munnerlyn signed a three-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings. He is the projected starting cornerback for the 2014 season.

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 55 19 74 3.5 4 3 2 86 45 2 1 1 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Chicago Bears Chicago Bears 13-9 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Miami Dolphins Miami Dolphins 37-35 2 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 16-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ New York Jets New York Jets 30-24 OT 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11-30-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 31-13 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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