|Date of birth:July 2, 1981|
|Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii|
|NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Seattle Seahawks ( 2003– 2005)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Wayne Hunter (born July 2, 1981) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. Drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft, he played college football at Hawaii after transferring from Cal.
Hunter attended Radford High School in Honolulu, Hawai'i.
Hunter was drafted 73rd overall in 2003. He played three seasons with the Seahawks.
Hunter played one season with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2006.
New York Jets
On March 23, 2010, Hunter signed a 1-year tender with the Jets worth about $1.2 million. Hunter came to an agreement on a four-year $15 million contract extension on July 26, 2011 with the team, replacing Damien Woody. During the 2011 season finale against the Miami Dolphins, Hunter was involved about an argument with Santonio Holmes while the team was huddling. Holmes was benched for the game after the argument and the Jets would eventually lose the game plus miss the postseason for the first time in 3 years.
St. Louis Rams
On March 6, 2013, Hunter was released.
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- "Jets Right Tackle Wayne Hunter Benched; Austin Howard To Replace Him As Starter". CBS News New York. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/08/23/jets-right-tackle-wayne-hunter-benched-austin-howard-to-replace-him-as-starter/. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- "Jets deal for RT Jason Smith". ESPN New York. August 27, 2012. Archived from the original on August 31, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120831014852/http://espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/story/_/id/8308587/new-york-jets-close-deal-jason-smith-st-louis-rams. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
- Sessler, Marc (July 1, 2015). "Buffalo Bills sign veteran OT Wayne Hunter". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000499648/article/buffalo-bills-sign-veteran-ot-wayne-hunter. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
- Alper, Josh. "Bills release Wayne Hunter". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/07/21/bills-release-wayne-hunter/. Retrieved July 21, 2015.