Phillip Hunt

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Phillip Hunt
Phillip-Hunt-Armed-Forces-Bowl-Dec-31-08.jpg
Hunt in December 2008.
No. 76     Philadelphia Eagles
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-01-10) January 10, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: Fort Worth (TX) Dunbar
College: Houston
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2011 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Reserve/Injured
Career highlights and awards
  • Conference USA All-Freshmen Team (2005)
  • All-Conference USA Third Team (2006)
  • All-Conference USA First Team (2007)
  • All-Conference USA First Team (2008)[1]
  • Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year (2008)[2]
  • CFL All-Star selection (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 16
Sacks 3.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Phillip Wayne Hunt, Jr. (born January 10, 1986) is an American football Defensive end and outside linebacker of the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009, and played college football for the Houston Cougars. In 2013 he was released by the Philadelphia Eagles

Professional career[edit]

After his release from the Browns prior to the 2009 season, Hunt signed with the Winnipeg franchise of the CFL and spent two years with the Blue Bombers. In his first season, he recorded 11 tackles and three sacks, while he led the league in sacks with 16 the following year.

After workouts for multiple NFL teams, including the Eagles and Dolphins, toward the end of and after the 2010 season, Hunt signed a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on February 11, 2011. Hunt tore his ACL during the Eagles first preseason game August 9, 2013. He was placed on injured reserve on August 28, 2013.

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