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Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 28, 2009)
Senior (2011): Had three solo stops, four total tackles and a field goal block against UCLA.
Junior (2010): Recorded four tackles against Texas State during the season opener ... Finished with three tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of two yards against UTEP ... Recorded a tackle for a 2-yard loss at UCLA ... Recorded six tackles, including one tackle for a 5-yard loss, and a quarterback hurry against Tulane ... Tallied six total tackles, hurried the quarterback, assisted on a sack for 1-yard loss, and assisted on a tackle for a 1-yard loss against Mississippi State ... Made eight tackles, incluging three solo stops against Memphis ... Also assisted on a 2-yard sack and a tackle for a 1-yard loss ... Made nine tackles, including four solo stops, two of which were for losses totalling four yards against UCF ... Posted two tackles at Southern Miss ... had two stops in the season finale at Texas Tech.
Sophomore (2009): Second on team with three fumble recoveries ... Started at defensive tackle against Northwestern State during the season opener ... Finished with five tackles, including an assisted sack for a loss of 10 yards, against the Demons ... Posted three tackles and recovered a pair of fumbles at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State... Also recorded a tackle for a loss of three yards against the Cowboys...Enjoyed a stellar day against Texas Tech... Posted five tackles, including three solo stops and a 10-yard sack ... Also forced two fumbles and recovered another loose ball against the Red Raiders ...Received his first C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honor following that performance ... Posted three tackles, including two solo, and recorded one tackle for a loss of four yards at Mississippi State ... Finished with four tackles, including two solo stops, against C-USA rival SMU ... Added a 5-yard sack and broke up a pass against the Mustangs ... recorded eight tackles, including an assist for a loss and broke up two passes against C-USA rival Southern Miss ... Posted seven tackles, including three solo stops, with 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards at C-USA rival Tulsa ... Finished with two solo tackles, including one for a loss of a yard and added a quarterback hurry at C-USA rival UCF ... Recorded six tackles, including a pair of solo stops, and broke up a pass against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale. C-USA Championship Game: Finished with five tackles at East Carolina. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Recorded four tackles, including a 7-yard sack, against Air Force.
Freshman (2008): Competed in all 13 games ... Made his first career start against Air Force in Dallas... Finished with two tackles, including a solo stop, against the Falcons ... Recorded three tackles, including an assist for a loss of a yard, against C-USA rival Tulane during the annual Homecoming game ... Finished with five tackles against No. 24 Tulsa.
High School: Competed for head coach Jim Phillips ... Ranked No. 129 nationally by Scout.com... Was a unanimous First-Team All-District pick as a senior... Also picked up Second-Team All-Greater Houston accolades... Helped lead squad to a 10-3 mark in 2007 and a 10-4 record in 2008... Also was a regional qualifier in track in the shot put ... Member of the National Honor Society and was a Texas Scholar.
Personal: Full name is David Darrell Hunter... Born Sept. 19, 1989, in Houston ... Son of David and Earnistia Hunter... Also recruited by Rice, SMU, UTEP, Tulsa, Baylor and Boise State... Ran a 4.9 in the 40-yard dash ... Majoring in retailing and consumer science.
Hunter's Career Bests