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Akeem Hunt
Akeem Hunt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Covington, Ga.

High School:
Newton

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 184

Position:
Running Back



11/23/2013

Purdue Falls To Illinois, 20-16

Akeem Hunt ran for a career-high 102 yards and a touchdown and Danny Etling completed 20 of 29 passes for 163 yards for Purdue.

09/07/2013

Purdue Holds on to Beat Indiana State, 20-14

Darrell Hazell records first victory as Purdue's head coach.

08/12/2013

Fall Camp Report - Day 10

The Boilermakers hosted the BTN crew for Monday's practice.

04/13/2013

Team Black Blanks Team Gold, 14-0

Running back Akeem Hunt finished with 134 yards rushing on 19 carries with one touchdown.

04/06/2013

Offense Wins Jersey Scrimmage on Final Play

The Boilermakers hosted an offense vs. defense scrimmage before next Saturday's spring game.

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

USATSI Gallery

09/21/2013

Purdue @ Wisconsin

Purdue @ Wisconsin

2013: Preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award.

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 ... is undecided in his area of academic interest, but would like to pursue a career in physical therapy.