Josh Hunt was one of the first commitments in the 2004 class for CU. He was the first d-line prospect the Colorado staff offered after being the surprise player of the annual CU Junior Day. Before commiting to Colorado, Josh had always wanted to go to Michigan. Now he has that opportunity as UM head coach Lloyd Carr offered him last week. We find out what this means and how his visit to CU was this past weekend."> Josh Hunt was one of the first commitments in the 2004 class for CU. He was the first d-line prospect the Colorado staff offered after being the surprise player of the annual CU Junior Day. Before commiting to Colorado, Josh had always wanted to go to Michigan. Now he has that opportunity as UM head coach Lloyd Carr offered him last week. We find out what this means and how his visit to CU was this past weekend.">

CU Commit Receives New Offer, Visits Boulder

<a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=939290">Josh Hunt</a> was one of the first commitments in the 2004 class for CU. He was the first d-line prospect the Colorado staff offered after being the surprise player of the annual CU Junior Day. Before commiting to Colorado, Josh had always wanted to go to Michigan. Now he has that opportunity as UM head coach <b>Lloyd Carr</b> offered him last week. We find out what this means and how his visit to CU was this past weekend.

Height: 6-5.5
Weight: 260
40 time: 4.8
Bench: 300
From: Jackson, Michigan
High School: Lumen Christi

"Yeah, right after you called me last week Lloyd Carr called to offer me," said Hunt. "He said that they had a couple of defensive line spots to fill and he wanted me for one of them. I told him I was committed to Colorado and I was keeping my word to them. I was the first defensive line player Colorado offered and they have wanted me since the beginning. I don't want to go to Michigan now that they have missed out on some other guys they wanted more than me. I told Coach Carr he had a chance at me a long time ago and he understood. After we got off the phone I was thinking about it and I have always wanted to go to Michigan, but it is too late for them now. Colorado has always shown more interest and that's where I'm going."

Josh took his official visit to Boulder over the weekend and had a good time. He was hosted by Brian Daniels.

"They basically stuffed our faces full of food every 10 minutes. It was just awesome - I loved it."

Josh sat down with Coach Wilson and Barnett on his trip.

"Coach Wilson told me that they will either play me at rush end or the other d-end spot. They have two different titles for them. Coach Barnett was just telling me that they expect a lot out of me and expect me to do well."

He says the highlight of the trip was the Mountains and scenery in general.

Hunt believes that the biggest adjustment he will have to make at the college level will be his self-confidence.

"All of my friends tell me that I am big, but when I get to Colorado everybody is going to be big so I am going to have play at a higher level. Once I get my confidence up and know that I can play with those guys, I will have no problem knowing that I can compete."

Josh is expected to play in the Michigan East-West All-Star game this July. After that he will head out to Boulder and try to get a summer course in before school starts. Fellow Buff commit and Michigan player Brad Jones is also slotted to play in the game, but will probably miss it to get out to Boulder early and also take some summer courses.

Hunt recorded 94 tackles with 40 of them solo, and 11 sacks for losses of 80 yards his senior year. He was chosen first team all-state by every print publication in Michigan and was also named to the Detroit Free-Press Dream Team. On offense from his tight end spot, Hunt had 19 catches for 280 yards.

Josh carries a 2.6 core GPA and scored a 16 on his ACT. He is taking it again on February 7th. He projects as a full qualifier.


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