Tyler Hunt 35
Tyler Hunt


Huntsville, Mo.

High School:
Westran HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215


Nutritional Sciences

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll


Hardworking young tailback who is willing to do whatever it takes to help the team he grew up wanting to play for ... Opens camp listed at No. 6 on the depth chart at the tailback position.


Got his first taste of collegiate action when his number was called in the season-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana ... Carried one time for a yard to get his feet wet ... Did an outstanding job in the classroom, where he was named to the SEC 2012 Academic Honor Roll for his efforts.


Exceptional athlete out of Westran High School who played quarterback for head coach Curtis Jasper ... earned Missouri Class 1 Player of the Year and first team All-State recognition from the Missouri Football Coaches Association as a senior in 2010 ... also received first team All-State honors from the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association ... honored to all-conference team at defensive back and punter ... honored as the Columbia Tribune's All-Area offensive MVP in his final high school season ... passed for 4,977 yards and 56 touchdowns and rushed for 5,172 yards and 71 touchdowns in his Hornet career ... all-district and all-conference performer at quarterback and linebacker as a junior in 2009 and sophomore in 2008 ... earned Class 1 first team All-State honors on the baseball diamond for Westran in 2011 ... set the Hornets' career record for strikeouts with 394.


Parents - Ron and Carol Hunt ... majoring in nutrition and fitness ... enjoys spending time with his family and playing baseball ... noted that his dreaming growing up was to play for Mizzou.