Hunter planning summer visits

In the next couple of months, Money Hunter will be making college visits. Is SMU in his travel plans?

Money Hunter has been hearing a lot about SMU.

For starters, his coaches have been in his ear quite a bit about the qualities of the school both athletically and academically. His parents love it on the Hilltop and both his brothers-Torrii and Darius- hold offers.

"I've heard a lot of good things about SMU," Hunter said. "Taylor Thompson went to Prosper, and he told our coaches how good of a school SMU is so they talked to me about it. They said it's a great academic school. My parents really like it especially my mom so they've tried to talk me into going there."

If you ask Hunter himself, the best thing about the Dallas-based program is that it's close to home, meaning family and friends will be able to watch him dominate on the gridiron on Saturday nights.

"I really like that it's close to home. It's in Dallas so it's in an area I'm familiar with," he said. "I would know some people there because kids from my high school go there so I really like the location."

The 6-foot-1, 180-pounder, who will be making the move from linebacker to safety this season, believes he can be a force in the Mustangs defensive backfield after having some informative and entertaining conversations with his recruiter, Jason Phillips.

"Coach Phillips is a great guy. He's extremely funny. I haven't talked to him in a month, but he told me that SMU wants me to play safety," Hunter said. "He said I could fit in there, and I think it would be a good spot for me."

With all of this said, Hunter currently does not have SMU in his top three. The two-star prospect lists Oklahoma State, West Virginia and Utah, which recently extended an offer, as his favorites.

"Oklahoma State is a really cool place. West Virginia is too. I feel like I can have a lot of fun over there. It's kind of far away, but I'm not too worried," Hunter said. "Utah said it's like a family up there. I've just heard a lot of good things about it."

Hunter added that he'll visit the trio of schools beginning on July 15 with a trip to Utah. As far as seeing SMU, Hunter said he ‘missed the camp' but still wants to visit later in the summer.

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