Aaron Hunt (gridiron football)

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Aaron Hunt
No. 99
Born: (1980-06-19) June 19, 1980 (age 38)
Denison, Texas
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) DT
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 270 lb (120 kg)
College Texas Tech
NFL draft 2003 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194
Drafted by Denver Broncos
Career history
As player
2003 Denver Broncos (NFL)
2005 Hamburg Sea Devils (NFLE)
20062011 BC Lions (CFL)
2012 Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2008, 2011
CFL West All-Star 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Awards 2006 Most Outstanding Rookie
2006 Jackie Parker Trophy

Aaron Hunt (born June 19, 1980, in Denison, Texas) is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle who most recently played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

College football career

Hunt attended Texas Tech University and played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team.

Professional football career

Denver Broncos

In 2003, Hunt was selected in the 6th round (194th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2003 NFL Draft. He was released by Denver on September 4, 2003.

Arizona Cardinals

Hunt spent the last 3 weeks of the 2003 season on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad.

Miami Dolphins

In 2004, Hunt spent training camp with the Miami Dolphins but was waived on August 27.

Denver Broncos (Hamburg Sea Devils)

In 2005, Hunt re-signed with the Broncos in March 2005 and spent a season in NFL Europa. There, he played with the Hamburg Sea Devils and recorded 3 sacks and 23 total tackles. Hunt was waived by Denver on August 27.

BC Lions

In May 2006, Hunt was signed as a free agent by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and had a great first year. Hunt won the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie Award and Jackie Parker Trophy for best rookie in the West Division. Hunt was named a 2006 West Division All-Star, and was a member of the Lions 2006 Grey Cup championship team.

Montreal Alouettes

After becoming a free agent in 2012, Hunt signed with the Montreal Alouettes on February 21, 2012.[1] Hunt was released by Montreal on July 24, 2012, after four games, recording 4 tackles and 0 sacks in that span.[2]

Personal life

Hunt is the younger brother of linebacker Reggie Hunt. The elder Hunt retired in 2011 after stints with the Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Alouettes go Hunt-ing, sign DT". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  2. ^ Alouettes release former league all-star DT Hunt
  3. ^ The Canadian Press. "Linebacker Hunt retires as a member of the Roughriders". TSN.ca. TSN. Retrieved 28 October 2011.

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
  • Montreal Alouettes bio
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