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Shane Hunter Athlete Profile

#51 Shane Hunter

Shane Hunter
Position: Linebacker Height: 5-10 Weight: 232 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Last School: Snow College

Personal

  • Son of James and Debbie Hunter
  • Served an LDS mission to Charlotte, NC
  • Six siblings
  • Married to Carrie Draper
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Played at Idaho Falls HS for Chuck Johnson
  • Team captain his senior season
  • Received the Vernon Rauston Award
  • All-area and all-region as a senior
  • 2002 5A Defensive Player of the Year
  • Also lettered in basketball and baseball
  • 2003 All-Region Catcher

Other College

  • Played at Snow College for Steve Coburn
  • Dean's list

Stats

YEAR GMS SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS SACKS PBU QBH FR FF INT
2009 13 7 8 15 1.0/1 - - - 1 1 -
2010 13 39 46 85 3.5/9 - 5 1 1 1 2
TOTAL 26 46 54 100 4.5/10 - 5 1 2 2 2

CAREER HIGHS

Unassisted Tackles: 6 vs. New Mexico, 2010
Assisted Tackles: 10 vs. Utah State, 2010
Total Tackles: 13 vs. Utah State, 2010
TFL: 1.5 vs. TCU, 2010
Interceptions: 1 vs. Air Force, 2010; Utah, 2010



2007 | Freshman Year

Snow College

2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2009 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Saw action in all 13 games
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Contributor on special teams
  • Totaled 15 tackles on the season, including seven solo
  • Had one tackle for loss
  • Forced a fumble in the UNLV game and recovered a fumble against Tulane
  • Had a career-high four tackles against Air Force

2010 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Started in all 13 games at middle linebacker
  • All-MWC honorable mention
  • Phil Steele All-MWC Third Team
  • NFF Hampshire Honor Society
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Second on the team with 85 tackles
  • Totaled 3.5 TFL, two interceptions, five pass breakups, one fumble forced, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry
  • Had three double-digit tackle games, including a career-high 13 tackles at Utah State
  • Also had 11 tackles vs. New Mexico and 10 tackles at Air Force