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Hunter Trimmer, Healthier, Ready

Last fall, Omar Hunter went from highly touted incoming freshman to an injured, overweight bench warmer. This spring, however, the second year player from Buford, Ga. has dropped about 30 pounds (to 305) and his back, elbow and ankle injuries are behind him. As a result Hunter is showing the ability that had Coach Urban Meyer gushing about his potential before he ever put on a Gator uniform.

Omar Hunter has been a solid force in a thinned out Gator defensive tackle rotation, battling Jaye Howard and Earl Okine for spots in the rotation behind returning starters Lawrence Marsh and Terron Sanders. He has shown the quickness off the ball and power rushing ability that made him one of the top high school defensive tackle prospects in the country. Hunter said he is excited about being...

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