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Justin Hunter
WR #11
Height:
6-4
Weight:
203
Age:
26
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Virginia Beach, VA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
2
YDS
11
AVG
5.5
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 80 1,316 16.5 75 12 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 PIT 2 0 2 11 5.5 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 BUF 12 5 10 189 18.9 64 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 MIA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TEN 9 5 22 264 12 29 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TEN 12 8 28 498 17.8 75T 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TEN 14 0 18 354 19.7 57 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CLE W 21-18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 MIN W 26-9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CHI L 17-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @BAL W 26-9 1 5 5 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 JAX L 9-30 1 6 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @KC W 19-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO (50-18/0-0): Signed a one-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Buffalo) on March 15, 2017…acquired by the Bills off waivers (from Miami) on September 30, 2016…released by the Dolphins on September 29, 2016…acquired off waivers by the Dolphins (from Tennessee) on September 4, 2016…released by the Titans on September 2, 2016…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to an ankle injury on November 16, 2015…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to a spleen injury on December 2, 2014…originally drafted by the Titans in the second round (34th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2017 (2-0/0-0):

  • 10/1 at Baltimore: Made his Steelers debut.

PRO (50-18/0-0): Signed a one-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Buffalo) on March 15, 2017…acquired by the Bills off waivers (from Miami) on September 30, 2016…released by the Dolphins on September 29, 2016…acquired off waivers by the Dolphins (from Tennessee) on September 4, 2016…released by the Titans on September 2, 2016…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to an ankle injury on November 16, 2015…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to a spleen injury on December 2, 2014…originally drafted by the Titans in the second round (34th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2017 (2-0/0-0):

  • 10/1 at Baltimore: Made his Steelers debut.

2016 (13-5) (MIA/BUF): Saw action in one game for the Dolphins before being released on September 29…started 5-of-12 regular-season games for the Bills after he was acquired of waivers (from Miami)…totaled 10 receptions for 189 yards with four receiving touchdowns on the season…his four receiving scores tied a single-season

2015 (9-5) (TEN): Started 5-of-9 regular-season games...caught 22 passes for 264 yards with one touchdown…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to an ankle injury on November 16, and missed the remainder of the season.

2014 (12-8) (TEN): Saw action in 12 regular-season games with eight starts…caught a career-high 28 passes for a career-high 498 yards…scored three touchdowns on the year…ranked third in the NFL and led the AFC with a 17.8-yard receiving average…made his first career start at wide receiver and caught three passes for a team-best 99 receiving yards, including a career-long 75-yard touchdown 10/5 at Cleveland…placed on the Titans’ Reserve/Injured List due to a spleen injury on December 2, and missed the remainder of the season.

2013 (14-0) (TEN): Played in 14 regular-season games as a rookie…led the team with a 19.7-yard per catch average on 18 receptions for 354 yards…tied for second on the team with a single-season career-high four receiving touchdowns...inactive 9/8 at Pittsburgh and 12/15 vs. Arizona.

  • 9/22 vs. San Diego: Caught a game-winning, 34-yard touchdown on his first career catch…became the first NFL rookie since Jacksonville’s Ernest Wilford on September 12, 2004, to score a game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds or less remaining in the game on his first career reception.
  • 12/8 at Denver: Led the team with a career-high 114 receiving yards…added a 41-yard touchdown reception.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 28 games with 17 starts at Tennessee (2010-12)…totaled 106 receptions for 1,812 yards with 18 receiving touchdowns…his 1,812 receiving yards ranked 11th on the school’s career list at the time…at the time, his eight 100-yard receiving performances tied for third all-time by a Volunteer…his 18 touchdown catches tied for fifth on the school’s career charts at the time…returned to action as a junior in 2012, named All-SEC by CBSSports.com, second-team All-SEC by the league’s coaches and the AP, and was named an All-American by Pro Football Weekly…as a sophomore in 2011, suffered a season-ending ACL injury and missed the remainder of the season…played in 13 games with a pair of starts as a freshman in 2010…broke Tennessee’s freshman record for receiving touchdowns (7) and tied for first among all NCAA FBS freshmen receivers…as a freshman, earned  All-SEC Freshman Team honors by the Coaches…also as a freshman, earned SEC Indoor All-Freshman Team honors, and was named a First-Team All-American by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as he set the Tennessee freshman record with a long jump measuring 26-feet-1½-inches.…majored in sociology.

PERSONAL: Attended Ocean Lake High School (Virginia Beach, Va.)…tallied 46 receptions for 714 yards with nine touchdowns as a senior, earning Virginia High School Coaches AAA All-State honors…as a junior in 2008, caught 34 passes for 545 yards with 13 touchdowns…won the long jump junior portion of 2010 USA Outdoor Championships with a leap of 25-feet-10¾-inches and qualified for IAAF World Junior Championships…won the Virginia Class AAA state championship in the high jump and long…son of Gloria Hunter and Michael Clark…has two sons, Braylon and Justin Jr....Full name: Justin Scott Hunter.

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