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#94 Danielle Hunter
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 240 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Katy, Texas
High School: Morton Ranch HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 10/29/1994
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Danielle Hunter Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/03/2014

2013 SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Florida)

Dominant defensive end who is in position to carry on the LSU long-standing tradition of great players at that position ... Goes into junior year as one of the top defensive ends in the SEC ... Had breakout year as a sophomore in 2013 with 57 tackles, including 8.0 tackles for loss and three sacks ... Explodes off the ball with a very quick first step ... Tremendous wing span and has a knack for either batting down passes or altering them ... Played in 25 games with 10 starts for his career ... For career, has 69 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks ... First name is pronounced “Duh-neal”.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Played in all 13 games with 10 starts ... Broke into the starting lineup in week 4 against Auburn and never relinquished role ... In first start, had career-best eight tackles and a quarterback hurry in 35-21 win over eventual national runner-up Auburn ... Opened season with four tackles and 1.5 tackles for 6-yards in losses during TCU victory ... Had outstanding all-around game in win over Florida with seven tackles, one tackle for loss and two pass breakups ... Had six tackles apiece against Ole Miss and Furman ... Closed year with four tackles, including a sack for a 4-yard loss, during win over Iowa in Outback Bowl ... Had 1.5 tackles and three total tackles in regular-season finale vs. Arkansas ... Finished year with 57 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss (32 yards) and 3.0 sacks (20 yards) ... Added five quarterback hurries and a pair of pass breakups.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in 12 games with no starts ... Saw action in every game with the exception of the South Carolina game ... Finished with 12 tackles, including three solo ... Most of his action came on special teams, including kickoff coverage ... Had three tackles in win over Idaho and two stops in wins over Towson and Mississippi State.

HIGH SCHOOL
An outstanding athlete on both sides of the ball at Morton Ranch High School ... A four-star prospect according to ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... Led Morton Ranch to their first Class 5A State Playoffs appearance ... Tallied 63 tackles and seven sacks in his junior season ... Recorded 30 quarterback pressures, 11 tackles for losses, four sacks and four pass breakups in his senior season ... Had 108 total tackles in his career and posted 16 stops in his final high school game against Houston-Lamar ... Caught four passes for 63 yards and a touchdown his senior season ... Ranked as the No. 14 defensive end by Scout.com, No. 21 by Rivals.com and No. 34 in his position according to ESPN.com ... Rated as the No. 37 player in Texas by Rivals.com and No. 56 by ESPN.com ... Coached by Dave Meadows.

PERSONAL
Parents are Kimara Bonitto and Ckeikh Ndiaye ... Born Oct. 29, 1994 ... Majoring in sport administration.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 8 vs. Auburn, 2013
Tackles for loss: 1.5 three times (Last: vs. Iowa in Outback Bowl; First: vs. TCU, 2013)
Sacks: 1.0 twice (Last: vs. Iowa in Outback Bowl; First: vs. Texas A&M, 2013)

HUNTER’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2012

12-0

3

9

12

0-0

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

2013 13-10

19

38

57

8.0-32 3.0-20 2 5 0-0 1 0-0

Totals

25-10
22
47
69
8.0-32
3.0-20
2
5
0-0
1
0-0
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