Walnut’s Hunt commits to MSU

Walnut's Monterio Hunt committed to Mississippi State on Monday. (Adam Robison/ Daily Journal)

Walnut’s Monterio Hunt committed to Mississippi State on Monday. (Adam Robison/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State picked up its sixth commitment for 2017 on Monday when Walnut three-star wide receiver Monterio Hunt made his pledge.

Hunt announced his decision via Twitter but also stated that he still plans to visit other schools. He also holds an offer from South Alabama and is receiving interest from Memphis and Ole Miss.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pounder broke his leg in Walnut’s season-opener last fall and missed the remainder of the season. As a sophomore, Hunt caught 24 passes for 606 yards and 10 touchdowns and also added 449 rushing yards and nine more scores.

Hunt’s grandfather Larry Gaillard and uncle Michael Haddix played at Mississippi State as well as in the NFL.

For more on Hunt’s commitment, check out Kedrick Storey’s article at the Southern Sentinel by clicking the link HERE.

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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