Cole Hunt
Free agent
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1995-05-30) May 30, 1995 (age 26)
Bay City, Texas
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:254 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school:El Campo (TX)
Career history
* Los Angeles Chargers ( 2018)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Cole Hunt (born May 30, 1995) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2018. He played college football at Rice and TCU.

Early life and career

Born in Bay City, Texas, Hunt grew up in El Campo, Texas with three siblings – including current Seattle Seahawks center Joey Hunt. At El Campo High, he was named 1st Team All-State playing defensive line as a senior in 2012[1] while leading the Ricebirds to a berth in the Texas 3A State Championship game.[2]

On February 6, 2013, Hunt signed his letter of intent to play college football at Rice University in Houston, Texas.[3] He redshirted in the 2013 season at Rice, before totalling 13 receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Owls in the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[4] After graduating from Rice in three years with a degree in sports management, Hunt transferred to TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, where his older brother Joey had just finished his own college career.[5] At TCU, he totaled 12 receptions for 124 yards and a touchdown in his two seasons for the Horned Frogs, earning Honorable Mention All-Big 12 and 1st Team All-Academic Big 12 honors as a senior in 2017.[6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 254 lb 4.76 s 1.72 s 2.69 s 4.37 s 7.15 s 32.0 in 9 ft 7 in 21 reps

Los Angeles Chargers

After going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft, Hunt signed with the Los Angeles Chargers on May 11, 2018 as an undrafted free agent. On September 1, 2018, he was released by the Chargers during final team cuts.[7]

San Antonio Commanders

On December 7, 2018, Hunt signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the new Alliance of American Football.[8]

Carolina Panthers

On April 30, 2019, Hunt signed with the Carolina Panthers.[9] He was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[10]


  1. "Class 3A All-State Football Team". December 3, 2012.
  2. "Championship-bound Ricebirds share similarities with 1967 team". December 13, 2012.
  3. "Cole Hunt". Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  4. "Cole Hunt". Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. "Featured:Cole Hunt". October 26, 2017.
  6. "Cole Hunt". Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  7. "Full List of Los Angeles Chargers 2018 Transactions". December 26, 2018.
  8. "Latest Updated San Antonio Commanders Roster". December 7, 2018.
  9. "Panthers sign a pair of tight ends". April 30, 2019.
  10. Henson, Max (August 30, 2019). "Panthers announce first wave of 2019 roster cuts". Retrieved August 30, 2019.

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