Ed Cunningham, who joined ABC Sports as a college football analyst in August 2000, currently serves as the analyst with play-by-play commentator Mike Patrick and Jerry Punch.
Prior to ESPN, Cunningham began his broadcast career as an analyst for KUTP-TV’s coverage of the Arena Football League’s Arizona Rattlers from 1995-99. He also provided weekly commentary on KGME AM in Phoenix. In his last three seasons with KUTP-TV, he joined CBS as a regional football analyst.
An active filmmaker, Cunningham has produced New York Doll, a 2005 Sundance Film Festival documentary, and The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, the 2007’s Sports Illustrated Sports Movie of the Year.
Cunningham graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in business finance in 1991. While at Washington, he was a captain of the 1991 National Championship team. Cunningham was a two-time Academic All-American as well as a second-team All-American and All-Pac 10 offensive lineman.
Cunningham was drafted 61st overall by the Arizona Cardinals in 1992. He played four seasons there as a starting offensive, and played his final season with the Seattle Seahawks in 1996.