We look at defensive end Mufi Hunt who enrolled early at Michigan State after originally being part of the Spartans 2015 class.

Salt Lake City (UT) Taylorsville defensive end Mufi Hunt has taken the different route to Michigan State having been part of the Spartans 2015 recruiting class. Originally deferring his enrollment to MSU to serve a mission, Hunt saw an injury stop him in his tracks placing him in East Lansing sooner and part of the 2016 recruiting class.

Mufi Hunt - SALT LAKE CITY (UTAH) TAYLORSVILLE HS

DEFENSIVE END

Height/Weight: 6-foot-6 / 215-pounds

Commitment Date: 2/4/2015

SCOUT RANKINGS

Position Rank: No. 50 Defensive End (2015 Class)

West Rank: No. 7 

Utah DE Rank: No. 2

The Process To Sign Hunt

Michigan State pulled Hunt into the fold one almost a year ago to this National Signing Day.  Originally planning to take a mission for two years, Hunt injured his knee early during his mission work and changed his plans becoming a member of the 2016 recruiting class as he’s already enrolled at MSU.  Recruited by the likes of BYU, Oregon State, Utah State and Washington State, Hunt was a late surprise for the Spartans 2015 class.

EVALUATION: Long armed prospect who played tight end and defensive end in high school. Projects as a defensive end with the ability to burst off the edge and cause havoc in the backfield.  Must add bulk and strength to go with natural athletic ability.

STRENGTHS: Long Frame - Burst Off Edge, Athletic

AREAS TO IMPROVE: Add Bulk & Strength - Recover from knee injury - Become More Physical

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