CINCINNATI Margus Hunt came to the United States of America to throw the discus and put the shot. The native of Estonia, a world junior champion in both events, wanted to learn from Dave Wollman, famed track and field coach at Southern Methodist University.
When SMU decided to close shop on its track and field program, Hunt was left in a lurch, facing the prospect of having to head...
The Bengals chose defensive end Margus Hunt from SMU with their other pick in the second round of the NFL draft.
Hunt grew up in Estonia and went to SMU for track and field. He joined the football team in 2009 when the school dropped track and field
Cincinnati used its first two picks on offense.
They took Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert with the 21st overall pick in the opening...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013
Former SMU star defensive end Margus Hunt is a champion Estonian track athlete who learned how to play football on Madden.
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...
IRVING, Texas The Cowboys' Dallas Day featuring draft-eligible invitees with area high-school or college ties features some high-profile "usual suspects" like SMU defensive end Margus Hunt, who seems an unlikely match for the Cowboys.
But look deeper into the group, which will be at Cowboys Stadium on Wednesday, and you find lower-profile names that could end up...
MARGUS HUNT DE, SMU
6-8, 275 LBS
2012: 31 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 8 SCK, 1 INT, 2 FF, 3 blocked kicks
2011: 28 tackles, 7.5 TFL, 4 blocked kicks
2010: 13 starts, 3 sacks, 45 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 3 blocked kicks
2009: 7 blocked kicks
Great athleticism for a man his size. Former track star and it shows (discus and shot put). Moves like a linebacker. Is he all measurables and athleticism? Or...
An interview with SMU defensive end Margus Hunt.
HONOLULU (AP) -- SMU coach June Jones walked out of Aloha Stadium with another win Saturday, thanks largely to a disruptive performance by defensive end Margus Hunt that set the tone for the Mustangs' 43-10 win over Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl.
Hunt, the 6-foot-8 senior from Estonia with an 82-inch wing span, forced two fumbles that led to field goals and sacked Derek Carr...
UNIVERSITY PARK, TexasFor SMU's Margus Hunt, every game is a chance to throw a block party.
Hunt, a senior defensive end, has blocked 16 field goals and PATs in his career, tying for second in NCAA history.
The NCAA record for blocked kicks is 19. With nine games left on the schedule, including Saturday's rivalry game with No. 15 TCU, there's a good chance Hunt could...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas For the first 10 minutes of the game, Stephen F. Austin was dominating SMU.
Then SMU's Margus Hunt came up with a record-setting field goal block and the offense got traction behind the running of Zach Line.
But most of all in Saturday's 52-0 win, an SMU defense that was the worst in the nation in turnover margin last season produced 10 turnovers...