Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 204
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pontiac, Mich.
High School: Avondale HS
Experience: 3 Letters


A physical, five-year wideout who was a two-year starter at X-receiver ... possesses good hands ... durable player who saw action in each of his final 44 games ... had 23 career starts at wide receiver ... ended his career ranked 17th in school history with 86 receptions.

As a Senior (2010): Played in all 13 games, including 12 starts at X receiver ... second on the team with 36 receptions ... posted one catch for 5 yards against Navy (9/6) ... had a 19-yard TD on his only reception against Morgan State (9/11) ... caught three passes vs. West Virginia (9/18), totaling 24 yards ... had one catch for 15 yards against FIU (9/25) ... had three catches for 22 yards against Duke (10/2) ... set a career high with seven receptions for a season-high 67 yards against Clemson (10/16), including a one-handed, highlight-reel catch that set up a Maryland touchdown ... posted four catches for 23 yards against Boston College (10/23) ... had two catches for 14 yards against Wake Forest (10/30) ... had a 26-yard reception against Miami (11/6) ... made four catches for 23 yards against Virginia (11/13) ... had 50 yards receiving on four catches against Florida State (11/20) ... posted five receptions for 36 yards against NC State (11/27).

As a Junior (2009): Played in all 12 games, starting 10 at the X-receiver spot ... ranked second on the team in receptions (44), receiving yards (468) and TD catches (4) ... ranked 14th in the ACC in receptions per game (3.7) ... led the team in receptions with five against California (9/5) ... caught a 27-yard TD pass to tie the game at 35-all against James Madison, forcing OT ... led the team with five receptions against Rutgers (9/26) ... had four receptions for 42 yards in the win over Clemson (10/3) ... recorded four catches for 48 yards, including a career-best two TDs, against Wake Forest (10/10) ... had a season-high six receptions and 66 receiving yards against Duke (10/24) ... had three catches for 41 yards vs. NC State (11/7) ... caught four passes for a career-high 68 yards, including a 29-yard reception, his longest of the season, and a 20-yard touchdown catch against Florida State (11/21) ... had four catches for 36 yards vs. BC (11/28).

As a Sophomore (2008): Played in all 13 games at wide receiver, including one start ... also played on special teams ... had his first reception of the season against MTSU (9/6), a 12-yard catch in the third quarter ... recorded a 4-yard catch in the first quarter vs. Cal (9/13) ... made his first career start vs. Nevada in the Roady's Humanitarian Bowl (12/30) ... scored his first career touchdown on the third offensive play of the game, hauling in a career-long 59-yard TD pass from Chris Turner.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2007): Played in seven games as a reserve wideout ... played mostly at the X receiver position ... caught a season-best two passes for a season- and team-high 60 yards vs. Clemson (10/27) ... hauled in his first career pass, a 16-yarder from Chris Turner in the second quarter ... also caught a season-long 44-yard pass in the fourth quarter which set up the Terps' first TD ... saw action as a reserve wideout vs. UNC (11/3), catching one pass for eight yards.

As a Freshman (2006): Redshirted

At Avondale High School: A four-year starter who played wide receiver, safety and cornerback ... also started one game at running back ... finished his senior season with 57 receptions for 802 yards and nine touchdowns ... also returned one kickoff 90 yards for a TD ... in only game at tailback, ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns ... recorded two interceptions as a defensive back ... finished his four years as the all-time leading receiver at AHS ... first team all-state by the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and the Associated Press ... all-area, all-county and all-league as a junior and senior ... chosen as the No. 4 "blue chip" prospect in the state by the Detroit News ... a PrepStar All-American ... an all-region pick by SuperPrep ... lettered three seasons in basketball ... also recruited by Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa State and NC State ... coached by Steven Deutsch.

Personal: Parents are Julious and Shirla Cannon ... majored in American studies and graduated in January, 2011.

Cannon's Career Statistics

2007 7-036822.7044

2008 13-137525.0159




Career Highs

Receptions - 7 (vs. Clemson, 10/16/10)
Receiving Yards - 68 (vs. FSU 11/21/09)
Long Reception - 59-yard TD (vs. Nevada, 12/30/08)
Receiving TDs - 2 (vs. Wake Forest, 10/10/09)
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