|Date of birth:||November 3, 1956|
|Place of birth:||Odessa, Texas|
|Date of death:||July 9, 2010(aged 53)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||229 lb (104 kg)|
|High school:||Odessa (TX) Permian|
|NFL draft:||1979 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143|
Career NFL statistics
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Daryl Lynn Hunt (November 3, 1956, Odessa, Texas – July 9, 2010 Houston, Texas) was a professional American football player, a linebacker for six seasons for the Houston Oilers appearing in 78 career regular season games after being selected by Houston during the 6th round of the 1979 NFL Draft.
Hunt is considered one of the best University of Oklahoma football players of the Barry Switzer era. Hunt played linebacker and remains the OU career record-holder for tackles, 530. He had three of the best six single-season tackle totals (157 in 1978, 159 in 1977 and 177 in 1976). He earned all-Big Eight status three-times and was selected as an All-American in 1977 and 1978.
Hunt died of a massive heart attack while jogging in Houston on July 9, 2010 at the age of 53.