LSU Gold
Free Safety
Ruston, La.
High School
Ruston HS

(updated 2/11/04)

2003 First-Team Academic All-District (CoSIDA)

Played in 47 games with 20 starts … Started 13 games at strong safety during LSU’s national championship season in 2003 … Originally came to LSU as a wide receiver before moving to the defensive backfield prior to his junior season … Started a total of 19 games on defense during his career … Made one start on offense, that coming in 2000 as a true freshman … Finished career with 131 total tackles and 4 interceptions.

The quarterback in the LSU secondary … In second year as a starter in the defensive backfield after moving over the from the offensive side of the football prior to the 2002 season … Played wide receiver as a freshman and sophomore … Played and started in 13 games for the Tigers in 2003 … Sat out the Florida game with a sprained MCL (right knee) … It’s no coincidence that the Florida game was LSU’s worst of the year from a defensive standpoint … Provides leadership and does a good job of managing the game from the safety position … Makes the calls and the checks for the Tiger defensive backs … Finished with 73 tackles and 4 interceptions … Returned an interception 31 yards for a TD vs. Louisiana-Monroe and then had a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown against Louisiana Tech … Also intercepted passes vs. Mississippi State and Georgia in the SEC title game … Returned the interception against Mississippi State to the 1-yard line … Added 3 tackles for losses and broke up 6 passes … Had season-best of 11 tackles in 17-10 win over Georgia in September and then added 10 tackles in victory over Auburn … Combines excellence both on and off the field … Earned 2003 First-Team Academic All-District honors with a 3.2 grade point average in chemistry.

Starter at free safety in LSU’s final five games … Played in all 13 games with six starts … Also started season opener vs. Virginia Tech … Posted a career-high 15 tackles in win over Kentucky … Followed that with seven tackles vs. Alabama and then eight stops in win over Ole Miss … Capped first year on the defensive side of the ball with seven tackles and one PBU against Texas in the Cotton Bowl … Finished with 58 tackles, including 2.5 for losses … Had a pair of sacks and added two quarterback hurries … Had eight pass breakups … Converted wide receiver who played his first season on the defensive side of the football

Played in 11 games with no starts … Caught three passes for 37 yards … Caught one pass each against Tulane, Tennessee, and Middle Tennessee … Had a season-long catch of 17 yards vs. Tulane.

Played in all 12 games for the Tigers, which included a start against Auburn in a four-wideout set to open the contest … Finished the year with three catches for 32 yards … Caught two passes for 20 yards in collegiate debut vs. Western Carolina in season-opener … Had the biggest catch of his young career against Alabama with a 12-yard reception on a third-and-five situation midway through the fourth quarter that kept alive a Tiger drive to pull LSU to within 21-20 four plays later.

Honorable mention 5A All-State … District Offensive Co-MVP … All-Northeast Selection … Member of The Advocate Second Dozen and Times Picayune Top 24 Blue Chip List … Excellent all-around athlete … Mostly played wingback his senior season … Had 55 carries for 487 yards and 10 touchdowns … Also made 11 catches for 281 yards and two touchdowns … Led his team to a 11-3 record … Runs the 40 in 4.5 … Coached in high school by Tommy Reeder.

Full name is Jack Morgan Hunt … Born Nov. 30, 1981 in Ruston, La. … Parents are Trott and Karen Hunt … Has three siblings – Trotter, Jessie and Cass … Majoring in pre-medicine … Hobbies include hunting and fishing … Considers golf and basketball as his two other favorite sports.

Hunt’s Career Defensive Stats  

Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks Int.
2000 Fr. 11-1 3 catches for 32 yards on offense
2001 So. 10-0 3 catches for 37 yards on offense
2002 Jr. 13-6 38 20 58 2.5-11 2-9 0
2003 Sr. 13-13 48 25 73 3-4 0-0 4-94
TOTALS 47-20 86 45 131 5.5-15 2-9 4-94

From “Meet the Tigers”

What is your favorite movie? American Pie
What is your favorite book? Rising Tide
What is your favorite TV show? Seinfeld
Describe what your favorite meal would be: Chicken Stuff (dish my mom cooks)
What is your favorite video game of all time? Galaga
What is your favorite actor? Kramer (Michael Richards)
What is your favorite musical group or artist? Third Eye Blind
What is your favorite place to visit? Home
What are your hobbies outside of football? Hunting, fishing and golf
Who is a role model for you in football? My older brother
Who is a non-football role model for you? My dad
If you could meet any one person, living or dead, who would it be? Seinfeld
What is your favorite Halloween costume from your childhood? He-man
Do you have any pets, if so what are they? Dog
What is your favorite clothing store and brand of clothes? Abercrombie

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