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Tyler Hunter

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Valdosta, Ga.

High School:
Lowndes County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
DB


04/12/2013

Preview: 2013 Garnet and Gold Game

Florida State's four-player quarterback battle takes center stage Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium.

03/17/2013

Spring-Practice Primer: Defensive Backs

It's a spring of moving parts in FSU's secondary where new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will tinker with a lineup that is missing Tyler Hunter, Nick Waisome and Ronald Darby because of injury and now features Lamarus Joyner at cornerback.

02/05/2013

What Were They Ranked? A Look at Current 'Noles

Wednesday a host of future Florida State football players will put pen to paper and officially join the FSU family. Here's a look at what their soon-to-be teammates were ranked when they were going through the recruiting process.

01/30/2013

Pre-Spring Breakdown: Defensive Backs/Running Backs

Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor looks back at what each returning football player did in 2012 and looks ahead at what to expect from them when spring practices get started.

01/18/2013

2013 Signing Day Preview: Defense

Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning defensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs on the defensive line, at linebacker and in the secondary heading into National Signing Day 2013.

09/14/2013

FSU Football's win over Nevada

Images from FSU's 62-7 win over Nevada on Saturday, Sept 14, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla.

09/14/2013

Football Nevada at FSU 9-14-13

Photos by Ross Obley

09/14/2013

Football vs Nevada, 9-14-13, (Photo's by Steve Musco)

FSU's 62-7 home opener victory

08/11/2013

FSU Media Day

Football team experiences Media Day at Moore Center

10/27/2012

Florida State vs. Duke - AP Photo Gallery

Florida State vs. Duke - AP Photo Gallery

Tyler Hunter Clips Get Acrobat Reader

2013: Missed final 11 games of the season with a neck injury, but has recovered remarkably well...started the first three games of the year at safety...posted a new career high with five tackles in the season opener against Pitt...returned an interception 27 yards and had two pass break-ups against Nevada.

2012: Nickel back who played in all 14 games and made three starts...starts came against Boston College, Duke and Florida...tied with All-ACC first team defensive back Xavier Rhodes for the team lead with three interceptions...tied for eighth in the ACC in interceptions...had a monster game in FSU's road win on a Thursday night at Virginia Tech recording a career high four tackles and two interceptions, including one that sealed the win for FSU...first Seminole to pick off two passes in a game since Greg Reid did it versus Virginia in 2010...Hunter's first career interception came against Miami in another big Seminole ACC road win...returned his interception against the Canes for 37 yards, the second longest interception return by a Seminole on the year...second on the team behind Rhodes for tackles by a cornerback despite making just three starts...also returned eight punts on the season and averaged 15.8 yards per return...posted a career-high five punt returns for 122 yards against Duke which included a 75-yard return for a touchdown, which was the first of his career and tied for the ninth longest at FSU.

2011: Played in 11 games primarily on special teams as a true freshman...tallied three tackles, one each against ULM, Charleston Southern and Boston College.

PERSONAL: Fourth member of the Lowndes County High School football team to commit to Florida State in the last two years, joining Greg Reid, Gerald Demps and Telvin Smith...ranked No. 116 in the ESPNU 150 and the No. 10 safety...rated the No. 33 safety by Rivals.com and the No. 43 safety by Scout.com...earned a three-star rating from 247Sports...No. 39 on the SuperPrep Georgia 83...No. 34 on the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Top 50 Recruits...his father, Brice Hunter, was a receiver and a University of Georgia legend before his untimely death in 2004...the elder Hunter was the Bulldogs' top receiver in the early 1990s and still ranks among the school's career leaders in several offensive categories...he played for highly-respected Lowndes County coach Randy McPherson...Hunter has run a 4.50 40 and boasts a 4.33 shuttle time...he chose the Seminoles over offers from Florida, Louisville, Mississippi State and Tennessee...born March 24, 1993.


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