Will Hunter

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Will Hunter
Date of birth: (1979-03-24) March 24, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Chester, PA
Career information
Position(s): Safety
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
College: Syracuse University
Organizations
As player:
2005–2006 Minnesota Vikings
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Will Hunter (born March 24, 1979 in Chester, Pennsylvania) was an American football safety for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).

High School Years[edit]

Hunter attended Chester High School in Chester, Pennsylvania. While attending Chester High, Hunter was a Super Prep and Tom Lemming All-Regional selection, he was a First team All-State, All-League and All-Area selection, he was also selected for the "Big 33" Pennsylvania vs. Ohio All-Star Game. He played in the Hero Bowl, which is the Delaware County (Philadelphia, Pa's immediate Suburbs) All-Star game. In his senior year,with nine interceptions, 20 pass break-ups, 25 unassisted tackles, 45 assisted tackles, 32 receptions for 628 yards, and eight touchdowns he was selected as Chester High School's MVP and Pennsylvania's Receiver of the Year.

College Years[edit]

Switching around between the Safety and Cornerback positions, Hunter was a four-year letter-winner for Syracuse University. He was team Captain of the Orangemen his senior year. He was named to the fall Director's Honor Roll 2000-2001, he received the Coach Mac Award (awarded for Intensity, Focus, Effort, and Positive Attitude on the gridiron), and was selected to the "Grid Iron Classic" all-star game. In his college career he recorded 156 total tackles, 3 interceptions (1 returned for touchdown), 10 sacks, 21 pass deflections, 5 forced fumbles, and 6 fumble recoveries. He ran a 4.37s 40-yard dash, 37.5 vertical jump, he weighed 195, benched 395, and squatted 465.

Professional Years[edit]

Hunter played briefly with the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and New York Giants before ending up with the Minnesota Vikings.

Coaching career[edit]

-Defensive Coordinator Onondaga Central High School. -Assistant Head Coach Cortland Bulldogs, Semi-Professional Organization. -Defensive Backs Coach Cortland State Red Dragons, NCAA Division III, New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC)

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