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Zykiesis Cannon
Zykiesis Cannon


Mauldin, S.C.

Last College:
Carolina Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 193


Zykiesis Cannon is the lone prospect from the state of South Carolina and is rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com. A superior athlete who has excellent ball skills, Cannon has shown a knack for making big plays. During his junior scholastic season, Cannon was a two-way performer, tallying 60 receptions for 1,107 yards and 18 touchdowns as a wide receiver, while tallying 108 tackles (89 solo/19 assists) and eight interceptions, four of which that were returned for touchdowns. He also forced a team-best three fumbles. He led the state of South Carolina in touchdowns scored and interceptions. For his outstanding season, Cannon was a Division 1-AA All-State selection. As a sophomore, Cannon rushed for over 700 yards, scored eight touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass. On defense, he averaged 4.5 tackles per game, tallied five pass break-ups, and registered a pair of forced fumbles. He was an all-region selection and was also won the Coaches for Character Award. He impressed numerous collegiate coaches with his performance at the Nike Combine in Charlotte, N.C. Cannon selected the Cardinals over offers from Boston College, East Carolina, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, and NC State. He is the son of Mazeo Bennett and Zaneta Cannon.

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