Da'Wan Hunte
Da'Wan  Hunte


Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190



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• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Started 10 games.
• Finished seventh on the team with 47 total tackles, including 31 solo stops and 1.5 for loss.
• Broke up six passes.
• Had eight tackles, six solo and one for loss, vs. Nevada on Sept. 24.
• Recorded two tackles at Maryland on Oct. 1.
• Had a PBU and three tackles at Illinois on Oct. 8.
• Finished with a pair of solo tackles vs. Iowa on Oct. 15.
• Tallied a season-high nine tackles and a PBU at No. 8 Nebraska on Oct. 22.
• Had five tackles and a PBU vs. No. 24 Penn State on Oct. 29.
• Finished with seven tackles and a pair of PBUs at Minnesota on Nov. 5.
• Recorded six tackles and a PBU vs. Northwestern on Nov. 12.
• Had two tackles, including an assisted TFL, vs. No. Wisconsin on Nov. 19.
• Tallied three solo tackles at Indiana on Nov. 26.

• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Appeared in all 12 games, making one start.
• Had 18 total tackles on the season, including 10 solo, with 2.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and a fumble forced.
• Tallied three tackles at Marshall on Sept. 6.
• Recorded three tackles, 1.5 TFLs, a sack and a fumble forced vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 19.
• Had a season-high six tackles against Bowling Green on Sept. 26.
• Finished with two solo tackles at Wisconsin on Oct. 17.
• Had three tackles, two solo, vs. Illinois on Nov. 7.
• Had one solo tackle at Northwestern on Nov. 14.

• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Appeared in five games on special teams.
• Recorded two tackles, one solo, at Minnesota on Oct. 18.

• Did not play.

• Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN.com
• Three-star recruit by Rivals.com
• Helped lead Miami Central HIGH SCHOOL Class 6A state titles his sophomore and senior seasons.
• Finished with 68 total tackles, a fumble forced, a fumble recovered and two interceptions as a senior.
• Recorded 87 tackles with two fumbles recovered and two interceptions as a junior.

• Given name is Da’Wan Daniel Hunte.
• Born May 8, 1995.
• Graduated with a degree in mass communication in May 2017.
• Interned with the Purdue athletics communications office in the summer of 2017.


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