Aaron Hunt (gridiron football)

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Aaron Hunt
No. 99
Date of birth: (1980-06-19) June 19, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Denison, Texas
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: International
Position(s): DT
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 270 lb (120 kg)
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194
Drafted by: Denver Broncos
As player:
Denver Broncos (NFL)
Hamburg Sea Devils (NFLE)
BC Lions (CFL)
Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2008, 2011
CFL West All-Star: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Awards: 2006 Most Outstanding Rookie
2006 Jackie Parker Trophy
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Aaron Hunt (born June 19, 1980 in Denison, Texas) is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle who most recently played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

College football career[edit]

Hunt attended Texas Tech University and played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team.

Professional football career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

In 2003, Hunt was selected in the 6th round (194th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2003 NFL Draft. He was released by Denver on September 4 2003.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Hunt spent the last 3 weeks of the 2003 season on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

In 2004, Hunt spent training camp with the Miami Dolphins but was waived on August 27.

Denver Broncos (Hamburg Sea Devils)[edit]

In 2005, Hunt re-signed with the Broncos in March 2005 and spent a season in NFL Europa. There, he played with the Hamburg Sea Devils and recorded 3 sacks and 23 total tackles. Hunt was waived by Denver on August 27.

BC Lions[edit]

In May 2006, Hunt was signed as a free agent by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and had a great first year. Hunt won the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie Award and Jackie Parker Trophy for best rookie in the West Division. Hunt was named a 2006 West Division All-Star, and was a member of the Lions 2006 Grey Cup championship team.

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

After becoming a free agent in 2012, Hunt signed with the Montreal Alouettes on February 21, 2012.[1] Hunt was released by Montreal on July 24, 2012 after four games, recording 4 tackles and 0 sacks in that span.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Hunt is the younger brother of linebacker Reggie Hunt. The elder Hunt retired in 2011 after stints with the Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders.[3]


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