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Akeem Hunt
Akeem Hunt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Covington, Ga.

High School:
Newton

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 183

Position:
Running Back



10/18/2014

Purdue Drops Nail-Biter to Minnesota, 39-38

Boilermaikers rush for nearly 300 yards in defeat.

10/17/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

10/11/2014

Purdue Can't Complete Comeback, Falls 45-31 to No. 8 Michigan State

Akeem Hunt scored three touchdowns to lead the Boilermakers.

10/04/2014

Purdue Runs Past Illinois, 38-27

Hunt rushes for a career-high 177 yards and a touchdown.

09/27/2014

Boilermakers Fall to Iowa, 24-10

Akeen Hunt ran for 90 yards on 14 carries to lead Purdue.

10/11/2014

Football vs. Michigan State

Purdue Football versus Michigan State on October 11, 2014

11/23/2013

Illinois @ Purdue

USATSI

11/09/2013

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Iowa - 11/09/13

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Iowa - 11/09/13

10/19/2013

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Michigan State - 10/19/13

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Michigan State - 10/19/13

09/28/2013

NIU @ Purdue

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2014: Enters the season second in school history with 1,666 career yards on kickoff returns.

2013: Appeared in all 12 games, making nine starts ... led Purdue with 464 yards rushing on 123 carries and one rushing touchdown on the year ... had 38 receptions for 340 yards and a pair of scores ... also returned 24 kickoffs for 626 yards and one touchdown ... had seven carries for 21 yards and one catch for five at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 ... finished with 22 carries for 82 yards and 2 receptions for 38 more against Indiana State on Sept. 7. Returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown ... finished with 22 yards on 12 carries and had a career-high nine receptions for 72 yards and a touchdown against No. 21 Notre Dame on Sept. 14 ... had nine rushes for 31 yards and five receptions for 16 yards at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21. Also returned six kicks for 148 yards ... finished with 11 carries for 27 yards and had two catches for 67 yards and a touchdown against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... had 10 rushes for 57 yards and two receptions for five yards against Nebraska on Oct. 12 ... rushed nine times for 43 yards and had three receptions for 36 yards at Michigan State on Oct. 19 ... finished with six carries for 23 yards and 2 catches for 11 yards against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 ... recorded 63 yards receiving on seven catches against Iowa on Nov. 9 ... had six carries for 22 yards and three receptions for 30 yards at Penn State on Nov. 16 ... rushed for a season-high 102 yards on 18 carries with a touchdown against Illinois on Nov. 23 ... had six carries for 15 yards at Indiana on Nov. 30.

2012: Appeared in all 13 games as a reserve ... rushed 42 times for 335 yards and two touchdowns (8.0 ypc) ... caught 13 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns ... returned 39 kickoffs for 867 yards and one touchdown (22.2 ypr) ... averaged 108.3 all-purpose yards per game ... had three carries for 13 yards and one reception for 46 yards against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... rushed four times for 19 yards and one catch for 10 yards at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 8 ... rushed for a career-high 106 yards and a score on merely four carries and had a 50-yard touchdown reception against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... had a season-high seven carries for 31 yards and two receptions for 16 yards against Marshall on Sept. 29 ... rushed one time for three yards against Michigan on Oct. 6 ... had 85 yards rushing and touchdown on four carries against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 ... returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and had 15 yards rushing and 21 yards receiving at No. 7 Ohio State on Oct. 20 ... had six carries for 56 yards and two receptions for three yards at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... had 184 yards on kickoff returns, tied for second in school history, against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... caught a 63-yard touchdown pass at Illinois on Nov. 17.

2011: Appeared in 12 games as a reserve ... finished third on the team in rushing with 287 yards and two touchdowns on merely 33 carries (8.7 avg.) ... rushed six time for 56 yards and two touchdowns against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... had 25 yards on three carries against Notre Dame on Oct. 1 ... finished with 60 yards on nine rushes against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... posted his first career 100-yard game when he rushed for an even 100 yards on 10 carries at Indiana on Nov. 26 ... finished with 38 yards on four carries against Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27.

High School: Averaged 5.7 yards per carry as a senior, gaining 654 yards on 115 rushes with seven touchdowns ... caught 15 passes for 231 yards (15.4 average) and two scores ... team offensive MVP as a senior ... had 137 yards and four touchdowns on 33 carries (4.2 average) and returned a kickoff for a score in a 35-32 overtime win against Newnan High School ... finished with a season-high 132 yards on only 10 carries (13.2 average) against King High School ... rushed for 679 yards and seven touchdowns on 114 carries as a junior ... averaged 4.7 yards per carry ... also caught nine passes for 47 yards (5.2 average) ... had 151 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries (6.3 average) against Union Grove High School as a junior ... Coach was Cortez Allen.

Personal: Given name is Akeem Bernard Hunt ... born Feb. 22, 1993 ... majoring in movement and sports sciences.