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American Football Database
Wayne Hunter
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Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-07-02) July 2, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
Career information
College: Hawaii
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks ( 2003 2005)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     77
Games started     25
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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 has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets, and St. Louis Rams.

Early years

Hunter attended Radford High School in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

College career

Hunter began his college career playing at California. He later transferred to Hawaii.

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Hunter was drafted 73rd overall in 2003. He played three seasons with the Seahawks.

Jacksonville Jaguars

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.[1] 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.

On August 23, 2012, head coach Rex Ryan made the decision to bench Hunter for allowing too many sacks. Austin Howard replaced Hunter at that time.[2]

St. Louis Rams

On August 27, 2012, the Jets traded Hunter to the St. Louis Rams for right tackle Jason Smith.[3]

On March 6, 2013, Hunter was released.

Buffalo Bills

On July 1, 2015, Hunter signed with the Buffalo Bills.[4] Hunter was later released on July 21, 2015.[5]


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