Hunter Hand, Calvary Baptist
Hunter Hand is a sleeper recruit out of Calvary Baptist in Shreveport. This kid is a ball hawk who knows how to make a hit. If given a chance, he could really excel as a college player one day. Meet Hunter in today’s Recruit Interview.
LAFM: Name, age, and position?
Hunter Ryan Hand, 18, Strong Safety
LAFM: Height and weight?
6’2 and 185 lbs
LAFM: Do you play two positions? If you do, which position do you like better?
I can play any safety position, and it does not matter to me which one.
LAFM: 40 yard dash, and squat max?
I run a 4.6/40 and 315 is my max squat.
LAFM: Is there anybody in your family that has played sports either in high school, college, or professional?
My dad played baseball in high school and a little in college. My dad went to high school at Southwood and played baseball at LSUS.
LAFM: Which college do you want to play for?
Anywhere that would give me the chance to play.
LAFM: What teams did you watch when you were growing up?
I have always watched LSU and the Saints play.
LAFM: Do you have any hobbies outside of school and football?
I play a good bit of video games and also hanging out with friends.
LAFM: What are the strengths to your game?
Flying down to the ball and making a hit.
LAFM: What are some aspects to your game that you need to improve on?
Reading the play faster and slightly improving on containing the ball.
LAFM: Who is a player that you watch in order to get better at your game in your position?
I would have to say Weston Steelhammer for Airforce Academy. Steelhammer has always been someone I looked up to because he was a senior when I was a freshman at Calvary. I always wanted to fly down and hit like him and play as hard as he did.
LAFM: Favorite football memory?
I would say winning two state championships back to back.
LAFM: Did you feel that the team accomplished their goals this season?
We did not accomplish our goals because we wanted to have a third state championship. Still, the guys played hard, and I am proud to have been a part of this team.
LAFM: What were your personal goals heading to this season?
To go till my body could not anymore.
LAFM: In college, what would you like to major in?
LAFM: Who are your role models in your life?
My parents are my role models because they always support my decisions and are always there when you need them no matter what, and they want the best for me.
Interview done by Jace LeJeune
Jace is from Addis, LA and is currently a senior at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge. He is the editor of the school newspaper the “Bearly Published.” He also announces CHS football, basketball, and baseball games for the Bruin Broadcast Network which is Catholic High’s streaming website that shows all Catholic High events. On weekends, Jace is the PA announcer for his middle school football games. He loves God, family, and watching all the levels of football from high school to the NFL.