#16 Torii Hunter Jr.
TORII HUNTER JR.’S HONORS & AWARDS
Notre Dame Newcomer of the Year: Offense (2014)
Notre Dame Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year (2013)
TORII HUNTER JR.’S CAREER HIGHS
Points scored: 6, 3x, last at Pittsburgh, Nov. 7, 2015
Touchdowns: 1, 3x, last at Pittsburgh, Nov. 7, 2015
Rush attempts: 2, vs. Syracuse, Sept. 27, 2014
Rush yards: 13, vs. Syracuse, Sept. 27, 2014 (2 carries)
Long rush: 8, vs. Georgia Tech, Sept. 19, 2015
Pass attempts: 1, 3x, last vs. Ohio State, Jan. 1, 2016
Pass completions: 1, vs. USC, Oct. 17, 2015
Pass yards: 35, vs. USC, Oct. 17, 2015
Long Pass: 35, vs. USC, Oct. 17, 2015
Receptions: 5, 2x, last at Temple, Oct. 31, 2015
Receiving yards: 62, at Temple, Oct. 31, 2015 (5 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 1, 3x, last at Pittsburgh, Nov. 7, 2015
Long reception: 40, at Temple, Oct. 31, 2015
Total offense attempts: 2, vs. Syracuse, Sept. 27, 2014 (2 rush, 0 pass)
Total offense yards: 35, vs. USC, Oct. 17, 2015 (0 rush, 35 pass)
All-purpose yards: 62, at Temple, Oct. 31, 2015
Tackles: 1, 2x, last vs. Ohio State, Jan. 1, 2016
JUNIOR SEASON (2015):Played in all 13 games and started in the season-opening rout of Texas (Sept. 5)…caught 28 passes for 363 yards and a pair of TDs…third on the Irish in TD catches, third in receiving yards and fourth in receptions…registered four receptions of at least 20 yards…21 of his 28 receptions went for first downs or touchdowns…five of his six receptions on third down went for first downs or touchdowns…caught a two-point conversion pass with 12 seconds left at Virginia (Sept. 12)…caught a one-yard TD pass with seven seconds left to play at No. 12 Clemson (Oct. 3), drawing the Irish to within two points at 24-22…had career-high equalling five catches for 52 yards against the Tigers…matched his career-high with five receptions and amassed a career-high 62 receiving yards at Temple (Oct. 31), including a career best 40-yard grab…recorded a 12-yard TD reception among three catches at Pittsburgh (Nov. 7).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Played in 10 games … missed each of the first three games of the season (Rice, Michigan and Purdue) due to a groin injury suffered early in fall camp … recorded seven receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown on the year … added a couple rushes for 13 yards … made his Irish debut in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) … caught a 13-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against the Orange … added a pair of rushes for 13 yards … recorded two receptions for 24 yards, including a critical 12-yard catch on a third down to extend a fourth-quarter scoring drive, in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) … did not catch a pass but did play in the 50-43 victory over North Carolina (Oct. 11) … appeared in the narrow loss at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) but did not make a catch … hauled in one catch for seven yards in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) … had two receptions for 14 yards at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) … saw action against Northwestern (Nov. 15) but did not record a reception … caught one pass for seven yards against Louisville (Nov. 22) … played at USC (Nov. 29) and vs. LSU (Dec. 30) but did not record a reception.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Did not see game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked 95th player nationally on ESPN 300 listrated 181st on Rivals 250 list … ranked 21st on Rivals.com list of wide receivers … ranked41st among wide receivers on Scout 300 by Scout.com … named to Waco Tribune-Herald Top50 … helped Prosper High School in Prosper, Texas, to 10-3 mark in 2012 and Class AAAADivision II regional third-round playoff game … second-team all-state pick for 2012 on TexasAssociated Press Sports Editors Class 4A squad … caught 71 passes for 1,235 yards and 14TDs and rushed 11 times for 89 yards in 2012 as a senior … caught 43 passes for 749 yardsand 11 TDs as junior in 2011 … MVP of 7-on-7 event The Opening in summer of 2012 … alsoplayed baseball in high school, hitting .393 with six home runs, 27 RBI and 13 stolen basesas a junior outfielder … son of Major League Baseball outfielder Torii Hunter, now with theMinnesota Twins, and formerly with the Twins (1997-2007), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim(2008-12) and Detroit Tigers (2013-14) … selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl but sufferedbroken leg while working out for West squad … played for coach Kent Scott … son ofTorii Hunter Sr. and Katrina Hunter … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoringin information technology management.