Career Summary: Joined the Tigers in 2005 after transferring from Northwest Mississippi Community College...Came to Memphis as a receiver and played in all 12 games in 2005...Caught his first and only pass for a 14-yard gain against Chattanooga...Also logged action on special teams...Redshirted during the 2006 season and made the transition to defensive back later that spring...Completed his career with one pass reception and four tackles in 25 games played.
Honors: Was presented one of the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year Awards at the 2006 team banquet.
Notable: Graduated in December 2007 with a bachelor's degree in sport and leisure management.
2006: Redshirted the 2006 season...Worked as a defensive back in the spring...Credited with several pass breakups during spring workouts.
2005: A junior college transfer who played in all 12 games in 2005...Caught his first and only pass as a Tiger in the win over Chattanooga which was for a gain of 14 yards...Also saw action in some special teams schemes...Was a consistent player who added depth to receiving corps that was depleted by injuries last season.
Junior College: Totaled 24 receptions and two touchdowns in a predominantly rush offense at Northwest Mississippi Community College, where he played for Coach Tank Arrington...Totaled 251 yards receiving in 2004...Was named the North squad's most valuable player in the MACJC Football All-Star Game...Scored the only touchdown in that game and finished with seven catches for 102 yards...Helped squad to a 7-2 finish and a third-place showing in the MACJC North Division...Squad opened the year on a seven-game winning streak.
Prep: Lettered at Southaven High, and was the leading receiver as a senior with 30 catches in 2002...Also played cornerback and returned punts...Totaled five interceptions as a senior...Was named All-Region 1-5A as a junior and a senior...Helped SHS to a 10-4 record and a North Division title as a senior...Cousin of current Tiger defender Greg Hinds, who was named to the All-C-USA Freshman team in 2004...Also a former teammate of current Tiger Cortez McCraney...Also considered Louisiana Tech, MTSU and New Mexico.
Personal: Brandon Hunt is the son of Diane Hunt...Born August 24, 1984, in Memphis, Tenn.
HUNT'S STATISTICS Receiving G/S No Yds Avg Tds LG 2005 12/0 1 14 14.0 0 14