#2 Torii Hunter Jr.
DRAFT INFO:Â Drafted in the 23rd round (696th overall) of the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Los Angeles Angels … signed with the organization in late June 2016 … previouslyÂ drafted in the 36thÂ round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers.
HONORS & AWARDS:Â Monogram (letter) Winner – Football (2014, 2015), Baseball (2016) â€¦ Notre Dame Football Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year (2013) â€¦ Notre Dame Football Newcomer of the Year: Offense (2014) … ACC Academic Honor Roll – Baseball (2016).
CAREER STATS (BASEBALL ONLY): Played in 23 career games with one start in two seasons under the Golden Dome â€¦ totaled two hits, an RBI, two total bases, two walks, two stolen bases (in two chances) and nine runs scored â€¦ had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in five chances.
JUNIOR BASEBALL SEASON (2016):Â Saw action in 19 games with one start during second season with the program â€¦ tallied a pair of hits, an RBI, two walks and seven runs scored â€¦ also went 2-for-2 on the base paths and had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in five opportunities â€¦ totaled a .308 on-base percentage in 13 plate appearances â€¦ recorded first career hit and walk in addition to a run scored at Santa Clara (Feb. 21) â€¦ scored game-tying run in the bottom of the ninth inning against Texas Southern (Feb. 26) â€¦ had a walk and two runs scored at No. 13 NC State (March 19) â€¦ first run scored against the Wolfpack came in the ninth inning and tied the game and sent it to extra innings â€¦ scored game-winning run against Wake Forest in the bottom of the ninth inning (April 1) â€¦ scored game-tying run versus Boston College (April 17) in the eighth inning in addition to a stolen base â€¦ recorded first career RBI on a single at North Carolina (May 16) â€¦ participated in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) â€¦ named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … signed with the Los Angeles Angels after being drafted in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft in June … earned a monogram.
JUNIOR FOOTBALL SEASON (2015):Â Appeared in all 12 games with a start on Opening Day against Texas (Sept. 5) â€¦ caught 24 passes for 311 yards and a pair of TDs â€¦ caught a two-point conversion pass with 12 seconds left at Virginia (Sept. 12) â€¦ scored a TD with seven seconds left to play at No. 12 Clemson (Oct. 3), drawing the Irish to within two points at 24-22 â€¦ made five catches for 52 yards against the Tigers â€¦ matched career-high five catches and amassed a career-high 62 receiving yards at Temple (Oct. 31) â€¦ had a 12-yard TD catch among three receptions at Pittsburgh (Nov. 7) â€¦ caught four passes for 52 yards in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against No. 7 Ohio State â€¦ earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE BASEBALL SEASON (2015):Â Joined the Irish program in the preseason â€¦ finished year with two runs scored and two at-bats in four games played â€¦ received first at-bat of college career in eighth inning against Incarnate Word (Feb. 22) … played in left field for the ninth inning … entered as a pinch runner against Belmont (Feb. 27) and scored critical run against the Bruins that gave Notre Dame its first lead of the game (3-2) … run scored was first of career … entered first home game against Central Michigan as a pinch runner and later played a third of an inning in right field … entered as pinch runner in the top of the ninth inning in final game of pool play at the ACC Championship against No. 6 Miami (May 23) and scored the run that gave the Irish the lead over the Hurricanes heading into the bottom of the ninth.Â Â
SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL SEASON (2014):Â 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 BASEBALL SEASON (2014):Â Did not play baseball during the 2014 season.Â
FRESHMAN FOOTBALL SEASON (2013):Â Did not see game action during the 2013 season.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL:Â Drafted in the 36thÂ round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers â€¦ hit .393 with six home runs, 27 RBI and 13 stolen bases as a junior outfielder … also played football in high school â€¦ ranked 95th player nationally on ESPN 300 list … rated 181st on Rivals 250 list … ranked 21st on Rivals.com list of wide receivers … ranked 41st among wide receivers on Scout 300 by Scout.com … named to Waco Tribune-Herald Top 50 … helped Prosper High School in Prosper, Texas, to 10-3 mark in 2012 and Class AAAA Division II regional third-round playoff game … second-team all-state pick for 2012 on Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 4A squad … caught 71 passes for 1,235 yards and 14 touchdowns and rushed 11 times for 89 yards in 2012 as senior … caught 43 passes for 749 yards and 11 TDs as junior in 2011 … MVP of 7-on-7 event The Opening in summer of 2012 … son of MLB outfielder Torii Hunter, who played with the Minnesota Twins (1997-2007, 2015), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2008-2012) and Detroit Tigers (2013-14) before retiring at the end of the 2015 season … selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl but suffered broken leg while working out for West squad … played for coach Kent Scott … son of Torii Hunter, Sr. and Katrina Hunter.