The Clemson community lost one of its most memorable members on Monday.
Former Tigers star tight end Bennie Cunningham died at the age of 63 due to cancer, according to a Clemson official per The State.
Cunningham was diagnosed with cancer in January.
The South Carolina native earned All-American honors twice during his time at Clemson (1972-75) and followed that up by winning two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Cunningham was selected in the first round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the Steelers and played with them until the end of his career in 1985.
Cunningham amassed 202 receptions for 2,879 yards and 20 touchdowns in the NFL.