Found April 12, 2013 on Know It All Football:
PLAYERS: Margus Hunt
TEAMS: SMU Mustangs
Continuing on with our series of pieces highlighting available players in the upcoming NFL Draft who might be over-hyped, today we take a look at a defensive end prospect from Southern Methodist University. MARGUS HUNT, DEFENSIVE END, SMU If the NFL Combine didn’t exist, Margus Hunt might not vulnerable to becoming a bust. Quite simply, nobody paid attention to the 6’8, 280 lbs defensive end until he blew scouts away at the combine with his freakish workout-warrior numbers. He posted eye-popping numbers during two events at the combine: 40 yard dash and bench press. He ran the 40 in 4.6 seconds and put up 38 reps of 225 lbs on the bench. At first glance, this numbers scream “Draft this guy!, He’s a beast!” Ok, he is a beast. He is likely a member of a small fraction of people on the planet who have his combination if size, strength and speed. But should anyone really be surprised by that? Hunt is a world-class shot-putter and discus thrower. He originally came to the United State fr...
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