Taylon Hunter
    Taylon Hunter


    Roanoke, Ala.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 226




    2013 (Senior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 12 games, at inside linebacker and on special teams...Had a season-high three tackles against Eastern Illinois and at Western Illinois.

    2012 (Junior)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games at inside linebacker and on special teams...Recorded 28 total tackles, 11 solo tackles...Recorded a career-high six tackles against Indiana State...Posted his first career sack in the Northern Iowa game...Had 0.5 TFL against Indiana State...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2011 (Sophomore)
    2011 Game-by-Game
    Played in the first eight games of the season...Recorded four tackles, including a tackle for loss.

    2010 (Freshman)
    2010 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games...Had 12 tackles and a half tackle for a loss...Returned a blocked punt 38-yards for a touchdown in the Youngstown State game, which is the second longest blocked punt returned for a score in school history...The College Football Performance Awards named him as one of the national special teams performers of the week after the blocked punt that he return for a TD...Recorded a season-high four tackles against South Dakota State...Was named SIU's Special Teams Player of the Game for the Quincy and Northern Iowa games.

    High School
    All-state selection as a senior...Three-time All-County selection and two time All-Conference honoree...Led team in tackles as a sophomore and junior...Had 90 tackles and two interceptions as a senior...Led team to the fourth round of the state 4A playoffs with a 13-1 record in 2009...Posted 122 tackles with one interception while guiding 2008 team to a 12-3 record and the fourth round of the playoffs...Recorded 120 tackles with two interceptions as a sophomore...Team went 11-2 and reached the third round of the playoffs in 2007...Had 40 tackles as a freshman.

    Born on Nov. 23, 1991, in Roanoke, Ala...Son of Reba Hunter and Thomas Wilder...Has two sisters and one brother...Radio/TV major.

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