Hunter scored nine receiving touchdowns, including a school-record tying three TDs in two different games this season. He scored three touchdowns against both Georgia State and Troy. Hunter had four 100-yard receiving games as a junior including a career-high 181 vs. Troy. He became the eighth Vol with a 1,000-yard receiving season.
Games/Starts:12/12...19th in NCAA/3rd in SEC in receiving yards with 1,083...24th in NCAA/3rd in SEC in receiving yards per game (90.3)...Fourth in SEC in catches per game (6.1), 37th in NCAA...Led Vols with 73 catches for 1,083 yards and nine receiving touchdowns in 2012...On the single-season receptions list, Hunter had second-best season with 73 catches, the record is 76 by Marcus Nash in 1997
Finished with 1,083 receiving yards, ranks third on single-season yards list, behind Robert Meachem (1,298) and Nash (1,170)...With eight 100-yard receiving games, tied for third-most in a career in Tennessee history (record 15, J.Kent)...With 18 career receiving touchdowns, tied for fifth-most in career at UT...1,812 career receiving yards stands 11th all-time...Tied UT record for receiving touchdowns in a game twice in 2012 with three vs. Georgia State and Troy...Became eighth Vol with a 1,000-yard receiving season...Had tied UT record for most catches in first two games of a season tying Johnny Mills in 1966 with 17...Closed season with three catches for 65 yards including a 42-yard receiving touchdown vs. Kentucky (11/24).