Check out our instant reaction to the Bearcats recent addition of former Houston commit and Michigan State defensive lineman Jalen Hunt!
During his time at Michigan State, Hunt demonstrated his prowess on the defensive line and showcased glimpses of impressive potential.
Hunt’s recent decision to transfer likely stems from a desire for a change of scenery and a chance to make a major impact on a winning team.
The transition will certainly present challenges along the way but it also offers the opportunity for Hunt to continue developing as a prospect.
Cincinnati Football: Reacting to the recent addition of Michigan State defensive lineman Jalen Hunt
Coming out of Belleville High School, the Michigan product was the 74th highest rated defensive lineman in the country per 247 Sports.
Hunt must adapt to a new defensive scheme and build chemistry with his teammates to prove himself with the Bearcats moving forward.
Only time will tell if this move proves to be the catalyst for Hunt to have a breakout season and solidify himself as a force on the defensive line.
The veteran defensive lineman is set to have two years of eligibility remaining after totaling 19 tackles in 23 appearances with the Spartans.
Cincinnati Football: Bearcats bring in former Michigan State defensive tackle Jalen Hunt
After initially committing to Houston in January, the former Michigan State defensive lineman flipped his transfer to the Bearcats this week!
Cincinnati officially announced the addition of eight transfers including fellow Michigan native and Kentucky offensive tackle Deondre Buford.
Following his sophomore season at Kentucky, Buford entered the portal in May and revealed his commitment to the Bearcats a month ago.
Other transfers that committed to Cincinnati include Florida wide receiver Xzavier Henderson and Virginia Tech edge rusher Kyree Moyston.