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Justin  Hunt
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Justin Hunt


Memphis, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



Marshall Football Postgame Notes

WKU 60, Marshall 6


MCGILL: Herd Dominates Middle Tennessee in Honor of '75'

The Word on the Herd -- Nov. 13, 2016


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 42, Middle Tennessee 17


Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Marshall 42, Middle Tennessee 17


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Old Dominion 38, Marshall 14


Marshall at North Texas

Marshall football at North Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Photos taken by Brendan Maloney


Marshall vs. North Texas

NCAA Football: Marshall squares off against North Texas at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015): Emerged as reliable Z receiver for the Herd, playing in all 13 games at outside receiver … Besides starting at Z in second half of season, rangy, fleet pass catcher was senior Davonte Allen’s top backup at the X spot … Backup in first seven games, then made first collegiate start in Oct. 24 win over North Texas and started remainder of games … Had four catches for 45 yards and season-long 35-yarder in that first start … For season, made 20 catches for 295 yards and four touchdowns … Top game was five-catch, 68-yard day in win over Norfolk State … Opened season in 41-31 home win over Purdue with two crucial catches … Made 16-yard, first-down catch from quarterback Michael Birdsong to the Boilermaker 22 – leading to a Nick Smith field goal in the third quarter. Then, Marshall came from a fourth-quarter deficit as Hunt made a crucial 9-yard, third-down reception for a first down early on the Herd’s go-ahead drive … Had TD grabs against Norfolk State, North Texas, FIU and Western Kentucky … Also a regular on special teams … Has 35-inch vertical leap.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Played in seven games, mostly on special teams and also as backup outside receiver … Made seven receptions for 119 yards (no touchdowns) … Had season-long 39-yard catch in win at FIU … Made two catches in two games (Akron, Middle Tennessee) … One catch versus Middle was 30-yarder … Made one solo tackle on special teams (FIU).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): One of only seven true freshmen to play for Herd … Played in 13 of 14 games, mostly on special teams … Had two receptions for 48 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown from backup QB Blake Frohnapfel in win over FIU.
HERD FILE: Born March 15, 1995 … Majoring in Management at MU … Chose Marshall over offers from hometown Memphis, Arkansas State and Western Kentucky … Helped Whitehaven win the Class 6A state championship (the first state title in school history) … Finished senior season with 21 catches for 405 yards and four touchdowns for the Tigers … In spring of 2013 as Whitehaven senior, ran the 100 hurdles in 14.34 for a state AAA track title; also finished third in the 300 hurdles at 39.06 (.40 off his qualifying time).