98 - Grant Hunter
Grant Hunter
Height: 6-3
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: Liberty Twp., Ohio
High School: Lakota West
Previous College: Robert Morris
Position: DL

2011:  Voted by teammates as the defensive team Battle of the Trenches Award Winner for being Defensive Lineman of the Year...PFL Academic Honor Roll...honorable mention All-PFL defensive lineman...starting defensive end in all 11 games...led the Bulldogs in sacks (10) and tackles for loss (15.5)...finished sixth overall in tackles with 48...ranked seventh in the PFL in quarterback sacks and ninth in the league in tackles for loss...led the team in quarterback hurries...had a season-high seven tackles against Valparaiso and at Jacksonville...finished the season as the PFL's active leader in quarterback sacks...second team PFL Academic All-League.

2010:  Saw action in nine games...led the Bulldogs and ranked seventh in the PFL in tackles for loss...ranked 12th in the PFL with a team-high four quarterback sacks...had a season-high five tackles at Youngstown State...posted a season-high three tackles for loss against Albion...had a pair of quarterback sacks against Taylor...named second team on the PFL All-Academic Team...chosen to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2009:  Second team Academic All-America...named second team All-PFL...starting defensive end in nine games...missed three games with illness...finished second in the PFL and 11th in the NCAA Division I FCS in quarterback sacks...led the Bulldogs in tackles for loss and quarterback sacks...finished eighth on the team in total tackles...had a season-high seven tackles against Morehead State and Valparaiso...recorded three quarterback sacks against Morehead State...tied for third on the team in pass breakups (3)...named first team Academic All-PFL, chosen to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District squad and selected to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2008:  First team All-PFL defensive end...Butler Defensive Top Dog (MVP), Lineman of the Year and Newcomer of the Year...starter in all 11 games...tied for sixth on the team in tackles...led the PFL in quarterback sacks and finished second in the league in tackles for loss...recorded the second-highest total for quarterback sacks in Butler football history...had a career-high eight tackles, including four quarterback sacks and a career-high six solo tackles, against Dayton...named PFL Defensive Player of the Week following the Dayton game...had two sacks each against Missouri S & T, Campbell, Morehead State and Jacksonville...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...transferred to Butler from Robert Morris.

Personal:  Criminology major...born 5/30/88...son of Hank and Kimberly Hunter.

High School:  First team all-conference and all-county defensive end at Lakota West High School...HM All-Southwest Ohio in 2006....had 37.5 tackles, including six quarterback sacks and 14.5 total tackles for loss, as a senior...helped high school squad to the Ohio Division I playoffs in 2006...earned All-America honors in lacrosse...High School Coach:  Larry Cox.