Hal Hunter (American football, born 1959)

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Hal Hunter
Position:Offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1959-06-08) June 8, 1959 (age 61)
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Career information
Career history
As coach:
Head coaching record
Regular season:NCAA: 1–0 (1.000)
Career:NCAA: 1–0 (1.000)
Coaching stats at PFR

Harold Theo Hunter III (born July 8, 1959) is an American football coach was the offensive line coach for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He has previously served as offensive line coach for the Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers. In 1999, he served as the head coach of LSU for one game, a 35–10 win over rival Arkansas, after Gerry DiNardo was fired. He was replaced when LSU hired Nick Saban in 1999.

Coaching history[edit]


Hunter held positions at William & Mary, Pittsburgh, Columbia, Indiana (PA), Vanderbilt, LSU,[1] Indiana and North Carolina[2] from 1982 to 2005.


After his stint with North Carolina, he was hired by the San Diego Chargers in 2006 as offensive line coach and held that position until 2011, when he was promoted to offensive coordinator.[3]

On January 30, 2013, Hunter was hired as assistant offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts.[4] He was promoted to offensive line coach in 2015. On January 22, 2016, the Cleveland Browns hired hunter as offensive line coach.[5]

On January 30, 2018, Hunter was hired as offensive line coach for the New York Giants under head coach Pat Shurmur.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Hunter's father, Hal, also coached in the NFL.[7]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
LSU Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1999)
1999 LSU 1–0* 1–0* 6th (Western)*
LSU: 1–0 1–0 *Coached one game after Gerry DiNardo was fired
Total: 1–0


  1. ^ "LSU Year-by-Year Records" (PDF). lsusports.net. p. 107. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "Tar Heels hire Hal Hunter as Offensive Line Coach". 247sports.com. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Chargers promote Hunter, add Fairchild to staff". Chargers.com. January 17, 2012. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "Colts add two to coaching staff". wthr.com. January 30, 2013.
  5. ^ "Ex-Colts assistants Hamilton, Hunter join Cleveland coaching staff". January 22, 2016.
  6. ^ "Giants to hire Hal Hunter as offensive line coach". profootballtalk. January 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "Obituaries -Week of 9/4". denverncweekly.com. September 5, 2014. Archived from the original on March 20, 2016. Retrieved March 19, 2016.

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