Getting To Know: Justin Hunter

Justin Hunter Wide Receiver Tennessee 5th Season Who is your football mentor or inspiration?I have a few of them. I would say Nate Washington and Kendall Wright. I have been with them for two or three years at Tennessee. They have always been helpful with me in life and in football.
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What motivates you? My kids motivate me. Wanting to work hard motives me. I love football so I love getting up every day and coming to work, getting ready to get out there and play. What is your approach to football? ** Always wanting to win. I have always been a really competitive person, so wanting to win.

Why do you play football?It was always fun for me. When I was younger I started playing with the kids in the neighborhood. I started playing touch football then ended up playing organized football and I loved it. When did you start to dream about playing in the NFL?When I was in middle school. My friends and I always started playing video games, we started watching games more then. Our older brothers were playing, so we were always around it. It came to the point where I could make it.* What is your proudest football moment or memory? Getting drafted. Hearing my name being called the day I was drafted and knowing I made it into the NFL. When you hear Steelers, what do you think? It speaks for itself. The Steelers are smash-mouth, grind type of football. What is something people would be surprised to know about you? *I seem very laid back, but I am really goofy at times. I work hard, and always push through it.

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