Tyrone Hunt Commits To The Bears

On Sunday, Arp DE Tyrone Hunt made his commitment official to the Baylor Bears. BearsIllustrated caught up with Hunt to get the insight on his commitment.

The Baylor coaching staff is notorious for being relentless evaluators all the way to the end of the recruiting cycle. That relentlessness seemed to pay off with the commitment of Arp DE Tyrone Hunt. Hunt, who was previously committed to UTSA, gives the Bears 19 commitments for the 2015 recruiting class. BearsIllustrated's Ashton Warren caught up with Hun to get his thoughts on the commitment.

--- When did Baylor first contact you?

Baylor first starting contacting me about two weeks ago. Coach Achuff was the one who got in touch with me.

--- What is your relationship like with them?

We talked maybe like three times then I came up for the official visit.

--- How was your official visit?

It was great. It was everything I expected it to be.

--- What did you come into your official visit looking for?

I just came looking for what what they had to offer for me. Basically just looking for something that was a little bit better than what I had initially.

--- Did you see the offer coming?

I really didn’t.

--- What were you doing when you got the news of the offer?

I was actually going with my friends to go hunting. I was very excited because it was just one of the places I had always dreamed of going. My friends were very excited for me as well. It just happened so close to signing day that it was really a blessing.

--- What stood out about the program that made you want to make that commitment?

I just feel like they are going up and really going to get better. The stadium really stood out to me.

--- What are you looking forward to the most this coming Fall?

I’m looking forward to getting down there and building myself up to get better.

--- What do you think you can contribute to the program?

I can contribute someone who has a lot of heart and dedication to the game.

--- Besides football what stands out the most to you about Baylor University?

The facility for student athletes, the Highers Athletics Complex.

--- When will you be getting to campus?

The first summer session. I’m not sure if I will be taking any classes yet.

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