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Grant Hunter
LB #47
Height:
6-2
Weight:
240
College:
Butler
Hometown:
Liberty Township, OH
Experience:
0

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Bio

A Cincinnati-area native, he’s pegged for a pro switch to LB after playing in college FCS ranks as a down lineman ... Led Butler in sacks all four years, finishing his career ranked second all-time in school history with 35.5.

A Cincinnati-area native, he’s pegged for a pro switch to LB after playing in college FCS ranks as a down lineman ... Led Butler in sacks all four years, finishing his career ranked second all-time in school history with 35.5.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Bengals as a college free agent on 5-2-12.

COLLEGE: As senior, logged 10 sacks and 15.5 tackles-for-loss, earning honorable mention All-Pioneer Football League recognition, and was voted by teammates as Defensive Lineman of the Year ... Four sacks and 10 TFLs as junior ... Second team all-conference as sophomore, recording 10 sacks and 11.5 TFLs ... As freshman, was named Butler’s Defensive MVP and was first-team all-conference, recording second-highest single-season sack total in school history (14) along with team-leading TFL total (18) ... Transferred to Butler from Robert Morris before freshman season.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Liberty Township, Ohio ... Attended Lakota West High School, where he was first-team all-conference and all-county at DE ... Also earned prep All-America honors in lacrosse ... Earned several academic accolades at Butler — he was a second-team Academic All-American and a first-team Academic All-District V player in 2009, as well as a three-time all-conference academic.

Recent Articles

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    Posted Sep 25, 2016

    It’s not that the Bengals lost Sunday to Denver. After all, they are the defending Super Bowl champs. But four sack-and-strip touchdowns by Broncos All-World pass rusher Von Miller would have made more sense than what happened in a wild Paul Brown Stadium opener.

Recent Videos

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    Posted 6 hours ago

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    Posted 8 hours ago

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    Posted Sep 25, 2016

    CB Adam Jones talks to the media in the locker room after the loss to the Denver Broncos.

  • Green on loss to Denver

    Posted Sep 25, 2016

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