Fourth straight season at least 20 Hoosiers recognized
Nine Hoosiers honored for last week's performances
Post-Practice: CB Michael Hunter (Aug. 15, 2014)
Tim Bennett & Michael Hunter - Spring Practice 4/4/14
2014 (Junior): Has started 24 consecutive games ... made 36 tackles, 29 solo, 3.5 tackles for loss (nine yards), one interception and five pass breakups ... tied for third on the team with his five PBUs ... recorded his INT in Purdue win ... posted a season-high seven stops with a half-TFL at Bowling Green ... shared the team lead with six tackles, all solo, with one stop for loss and one pass breakup in North Texas win ... also collected one TFL in season-opening Indiana State win and at Iowa ... finished the year with one PBU in each of his final three games ... two-time IU defensive player of the week (Ohio State and Purdue) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2013 (Sophomore): Started all 12 games ... posted 42 tackles, 34 solo, three tackles for loss (seven yards), one interception (28 yards), seven pass breakups and one forced fumble ... picked off his first career pass in Indiana State win ... carded a career-high four PBUs in Bowling Green victory ... tallied career-bests with nine stops and seven solos at Michigan State ... collected five tackles, a career-high two TFLs and forced his first career fumble in Purdue win ... added six solo stops against Missouri ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2012: Redshirted the 2012 season.
2011 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games and started at Iowa, against Northwestern and at Ohio State ... made 13 tackles, nine solo, with two pass breakups ... carded four tackles with one PBU in his first career start at Iowa ... added three stops with one pass breakup at Ohio State.
Prep/Personal: Cornerback for head coach Don Shows at West Monroe High School ... member of the 2009 and 2010 All-Northeast Louisiana and all-district teams ... all-state selection recorded 44 tackles, forced a pair of fumbles and recovered three fumbles in 2010 ... picked off one pass, broke up five passes and blocked one kick ... rated the No. 81 cornerback nationally by ESPN.com ... four-year football letterwinner also lettered in basketball and track ... academic all-state selection as a senior ... boasted a 4.0 grade point average ... parents are Michael and Jackie Hunter ... Michael played basketball at Grambling State University ... born on April 19, 1993, Michael Dewayne Hunter, Jr., is an exercise science major.
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