Travis Hunter Shines In Jackson State’s Spring Game Giving His Official Introduction To College Football

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Jackson State landed a huge win on the recruiting trail when they secured the commitment of athlete Travis Hunter.

Hunter was the unanimous No. 1 player in the class of 2022, and he’s easily the most highly rated player in Jackson State history. Never before had the nation’s top prospect spurned offers from Power Five programs in order to attend an HBCU.

It was originally thought that he’d be headed to Deion Sanders’s alma mater, Florida State. Instead, he surprised us all by opting to play for Coach Prime and the Tigers.

Hunter had been committed to play for the Seminoles for much of his recruitment, but the flip gives Jackson State a weapon on both offense and defense. While he projects to be a cornerback at the next level, it seems that he’s planning on playing some wide receiver in college, on top of his defensive responsibilities.

He’s certainly got the skillset.

Hunter made highlight reels by Mossing high school defenders prior to stepping foot on his college campus. Now, Jackson State fans got their first glimpse of what Hunter could look like on offense for the Tigers.

Travis Hunter Makes Huge Impact In Jackson State Spring Game

Hunter was unstoppable in the Tigers’ Spring Game.

The freshman scored a pair of touchdowns on offense in the first quarter of action, including this 80-yard bomb.

The dynamic athlete blew by his defender to haul in the long score. This coming after he Moss’d one of this teammates for his first touchdown of the afternoon.

And, of course, we can’t leave out his defense.

After switching to the other side of the ball, Hunter pulled in a pair of interceptions as he continued to fill the stat sheet.

He finished the day with those two picks and two scores, making a huge impact every time he touched the ball.

Social media was quick to react to the dominant performance.

An impressive debut for the budding star.