Jeremiha Hunter Excited About Upcoming Season

Linebacker Jeremiha Hunter of Harrisburg High School has three schools he is certain to visit. While the other two aren't quite set, one school does appear to be close to joining the list. spoke Sunday with Hunter, who is ready to hit the field.

Michigan has received verbal commitments from three linebackers so far for the recruiting class of 2006. However, Jeremiha Hunter of Harrisburg, Pa., High School still thinks highly of the Wolverines. "I know they already have a couple of linebackers in this class," he said. "But I'm still very interested and will most likely set up a visit with them." Hunter said he is definitely going to visit Tennessee, Florida and Iowa.

Hunter told earlier that he would not visit another school high on his list. "I won't take an official to Penn State because I go there a lot already," he said.

Harrisburg begins its second week of fall camp on Monday, and Hunter couldn't be happier. "Oh man, I can't wait for the season to begin," he said. "This is my first year in this conference so I'm not really sure what to expect, but I just want to get on the field." The Cougars open their season on Sept. 2 at Chambersburg.

Although the opening game is on Friday, Hunter said most of his games will be played on Saturday's, restricting his ability to take official visits during the season. "I may try to take one or two during the season," he said. "But I think I'll have to wait until after. I'm not going to decide until Signing Day so I have time."

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Hunter suffered a broken arm last year that didn't heal properly, requiring surgery to re-break and repair the arm. He now say he is back to 99-percent, and that he experiences no pain.

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