- 2014 PRESEASON PAUL HORNUNG AWARD WATCH LIST: Akeem Hunt, Purdue...In 2013, Hunt ranked seventh in the Big Ten Conference in all-purpose yards, averaging 119.2 yards per game. He gained 464 rushing yards, 340 receiving yards and 626 yards on kickoff returns. His 1,666 return yards on kickoffs rank only behind Dorien Bryant on Purdue's all-time kickoff return yards list.
He returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown against Indiana State in 2013 and had a 100-yard return for a score at Ohio State in 2012. A native of Covington, Ga., Hunt has accounted for 3,300 all-purpose yards in his career, including 1,086 yards on the ground. As a junior, he had 867 kickoff return yards, which was good for second all-time in a season at Purdue. - Purdue football