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Freshman: Hunt opened his college football career at the age of 22 and appeared in all 13 of the Mustangs' games in 2009. He made his most significant impacts on special teams, blocking an NCAA record seven kicks and nearly doubling the former school record of four.
Hunt was named to the All-CUSA Honorable Mention team by the league's coaches, and although his defensive impact was minimal, he got stronger with more playing time.
2009 Stat Line: 8 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 2.5 sacks
Sophomore: In his second season, Hunt continued to dominate on special teams, even with a much reduced role. He blocked three more kicks in his sophomore campaign.
More importantly, Hunt started all 13 games for the Mustangs at defensive end and began his career as an every-down player just 12 months after learning the sport. Hunt became a force for the Mustangs against the run and was among the team leaders in tackles. His pass rushing left a lot to be desired, but he batted down two passes on the season.
For the second straight season, Hunt was named an All-CUSA Honorable Mention performer.
2010 Stat Line: 45 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 3 sacks, 2 PD
Junior: Hunt continued to be a kick-blocking machine, batting down a pair of extra points in SMU's opener against Texas A&M. He also blocked kicks against Northwestern St. and UTEP.
But Hunt struggled a little more on the defensive end, especially in terms of getting to the quarterback.
Regardless, he dominated in the BBVA Compass Bowl in 2011, recording three sacks and five tackles. For the third straight year, he was named Honorable Mention All-CUSA.
2011 Stat Line: 28 tackles, 7.5 TFL, 3 sacks
Senior: All the work finally came together for Hunt in his senior season as he posted his best numbers to date. He recorded a career high 11.5 tackles-for-loss and finally got his pass rushing going, recording eight sacks on the season.
Hunt finished his college career with a total of 17 blocked kicks.
2012 Stat Line: 31 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 8 sacks, 1 INT, 3 PD, 2 FF