Dustin Dunning

R-Fr., Tight End, 6-5, 234

Hoover, Alabama
Hoover H.S.

Dunning comes off redshirt season looking for playing time behind senior TE starter Tom Simone. Possesses prehaps the best pair of hands on the squad and runs precise routes. Needs to improve strength and run blocking abilities.


High School
Named first team All-State and All-Metro by Birmingham News... Led team to 14-1 record and 6A state title as senior... Had 48 catches for 755 yards and six TDs... Named MVP in Alabama North-South All-Star Game. As junior, was honorable mention All-State, and had seven TDs.

Dunning plans to major in economics.

Son of Rusty and Jill Dunning... Born June 11, 1982... Prep teammate of VU WR Jason Caldwell and LB Paul Meadows... Younger brother, Chad, is 10th grade TE in Birmingham area high school... Spent three years restoring prized 1968 Mustang.... Enjoys water skiing, bowling and playing billiards.. Rooms with LB Marty Morgan.


Vanderbilt Athletic Department
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37212
615-322-GOLD (4653)