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Montez Hunter
Montez Hunter

Hometown:
Lakewood, Calif.

High School:
Artesia HS

Last College:
Long Beach CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
DB

Experience:
2L

-Played in 24 games, earning 14 starts during his career

-Recorded 62 career stops, including 48 solo tackles, recorded six pass breakups, three interceptions, a forced fumble and a blocked kick.

2014 (Senior): Played in and started all 12 games at corner ... Finished the season with 35 tackles, including 26 solo stops ... Was also involved in a tackle for a loss ... Hunter broke up four passes, forced a fumble, picked off a pass and recovered a fumble ... Set a new career high in tackles three times during his senior season ... Had a career-high six tackles at nationally ranked Texas A&M ... Also recovered a fumble against the Aggies ... Set a new career standard with seven tackles - all solo stops - at Abilene Christian ... Followed that up with an eight-tackle performance against Southeastern Louisiana ... Had four tackles and picked off a pass at Central Arkansas ... Other interception came in a win at Nicholls ... Forced a fumble in the win over Mississippi College.

2013 (Junior): Recorded 27 tackles on the season, including 22 solo stops ... Credited with one interception, two pass breakups and one blocked kick ... Also returned one kick and a punt on the season ... Recorded a season-high five tackles against Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin ... All five stops against the Lumberjacks were unassisted ... Also intercepted a pass, and blocked a kick against SFA ... Returned a punt 25 yards against the `Jacks ... Recorded three tackles, and returned a kick 14 yards against Nicholls State ... Posted a four-tackle effort against Louisiana Tech.

Junior College: Named to the 2012 SCFA National Division All-Central Conference second-team as a sophomore after registering 47 tackles and nine pass breakups ... Finished with 48 tackles, four interceptions and 10 pass breakups as a freshman to earn second-team all-conference honors ... Helped the Vikings win the 2011 SCFA Central West Conference championship with a 4-1 league record ... Had nine tackles and three pass breakups against Orange Coast in his first collegiate game.

High School: Played multiple positions at Artesia High School.

08/24/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Defensive Backs

LU looks for talent, speed to overcome lack of experience in secondary

02/22/2014

Defense Shines in Second Scrimmage

Cardinals wrap up second spring scrimmage with big defensive plays

11/17/2013

Cards win 46-45 thriller over Stephen F. Austin

Ball nails game-winning 41-yard field goal with 15 seconds left

11/23/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ MCNEESE

11/23/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at McNeese Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Big Red SN Guys, Jordan and Wesley, deliver their last Chalk Talk of the season - recapping the big win over #17 McNeese State 27-24 and the season as a whole.

11/20/2014

Flight Plan::Football

The Lamar Cardinals (7-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) head to Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, LA to compete against McNeese State (6-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) in their final game of the season. Game time is slated for 6PM.

11/16/2014

Highlights: UIW 20 - LU 31

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals take home the close win over Incarnate Word with a final score of 20-31. Lamar had yet another record breaking game when Mark Roberts became the first player in Lamar history to record 1,000 receiving yards.

The Cardinals will travel next week to McNeese to take on the Cowboys.

11/13/2014

Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); The Lamar Cardinals are set to take on the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in the Big Red's final home game. It is also senior night for the Cards, and there will be a ceremony before the game honoring them individually.

Game is slated for 7PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium and online at www.bigredsn.com

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