- 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Hard-nosed competitor with a great work ethic who has become a valued member of the Tigers’ special teams packages … Has worked his way up to No. 4 on the depth chart at running back heading into his senior season and provides good depth at the position.
Appeared in 13 games … Tallied four kick returns for 78 yards (19.5 per attempt) and also ran the ball twice for nine yards … Made eight special teams tackles (three solo, five assists).
After only appearing in one game the previous season, became a very valuable contributor in a big way for Mizzou as a sophomore, as he appeared in 13 games … his main impact came on the special teams kickoff coverage unit, where he was among team leaders with three tackles on the season (two solo).
Got his first taste of collegiate action when his number was called in the season-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana … carried one time for a yard to get his feet wet … did an outstanding job in the classroom, where he was named to the SEC 2012 Academic Honor Roll for his efforts.
Exceptional athlete out of Westran High School who played quarterback for head coach Curtis Jasper … earned Missouri Class 1 Player of the Year and first team All-State recognition from the Missouri Football Coaches Association as a senior in 2010 … also received first team All-State honors from the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association … honored to all-conference team at defensive back and punter … honored as the Columbia Tribune’s All-Area offensive MVP in his final high school season … passed for 4,977 yards and 56 touchdowns and rushed for 5,172 yards and 71 touchdowns in his Hornet career … all-district and all-conference performer at quarterback and linebacker as a junior in 2009 and sophomore in 2008.
Parents – Ron and Carol Hunt … majoring in nutrition and fitness … enjoys spending time with his family and playing baseball … noted that his dream growing up was to play for Mizzou.