Will Hunter

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Will Hunter
Date of birth (1979-03-24) March 24, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Chester, PA
Career information
Position(s) Safety
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
College Syracuse University
Career history
As player
2005–2006 Minnesota Vikings
Career stats

Will Hunter (born March 24, 1979 in Chester, Pennsylvania) is a former 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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