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Hunter Snyder
Hunter  Snyder

RS Senior

Palm Harbor, Fla.

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Height / Weight:
6-7 / 260





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Senior (2018)

  • Earned defensive line co-MVP of the spring

Junior (2017)

  • Recorded eight tackles including 0.5 for a loss of one yard
  • Drew a start at Wisconsin where he recorded two tackles, including one solo
  • Had seven tackles, including five assists, at Buffalo
  • Had three tackles, including twosolo and 1.5 sacks for a loss of 16 yards versus MT and added a pass breakup and two QBH's
  • Had two tackle assists and a half tackle for a loss
  • Was one of five Owls to record five tackles versus North Texas
  • Recorded six tackles, including a sack and 1.5 for a loss of 14 yards at WKU
  • Had eight tackles and two quarterback hurries versus Marshall
  • Added four tackles in the La Tech victory
  • Was active in the 2017 Shula Bowl victory over FIU with three tackle assists, one pass BrUp and three quarterback hurries
  • Assisted on a sack versus Charlotte
  • Recorded three solo tackles, including two sacks and added a QBH in the 2017 C-USA Championship win over North Texas
  • Tallied 5 tackles, one and a half sacks, and one and a half TFLs in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl
  • Named Honorable Mention C-USA
  • Named to Phil Steele's Magazine's Third Team All-Conference team
Redshirt Sophomore (2016)
  • Recorded two (1-1=2) tackles in the season opener versus SIU
  • Recorded a solo tackle at UM
  • Had one tackle in the Kansas State game
  • Tallied for tackles versus Ball State and added a QBH
  • Recorded two tackles at FIU
  • Had three solo tackles, including 1 sack and a QBH
  • Drew the start and had a half tackle assist at Marshall
  • Had three tackles, including a sack versus WKU
  • Recorded two solo tackles in the Rice game
  • Tallied two tackle assists versus UTEP
  • Two tackles and a quarterback hurry completed his day versus ODU

Redshirt Freshman (2015) 

  • Recorded two tackles, both assists at Tulsa and added a 0.5 TFL for a loss of one
  • Recorded two tackles (1-1) and was credited with a QBH versus Miami
  • Recorded a tackle assist versus Buffalo
  • Recorded a tackle at Charlotte
  • Worked with the deep defensive line rotation versus Rice
  • Tallied two solo tackles versus Marshall
  • Recorded a tackle assist at UTEP
  • Had a strong outing with four tackles (2-2=4) and 2.5 sacks in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Started at WKU and finished the game with five (2-3) tackles
  • Tallied seven tackles (2-5=7) a personal high in the Middle Tennessee game, including a tackle for a loss of three yards...also had one of the teams two quarterback hurries
  • Tallied one QBH and four solo tackles, including a sack for a loss of 11 yards at UF...recorded two tackles (1-1=2) in the season-ending game at ODU

True Freshman (2014) 

  • Worked with the squad and used the season as his redshirt season

High School

  • Played for Coach Bob Hudson at East Lake High School, a team that finished the regular season undefeated for the first time in 27 years and advanced to the 7A semi-final game
  • Recorded 62 tackles, including 42 solo, and seven sacks as a senior...also credited with two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...grabbed one interception and returned it for a score
  • Selected to the all-Pinellas County team and to the all-conference team in 2013...also participated in the FACA Florida All-State North/South Game
  • Captured first place in the "Bull in the Ring" challenge and the "Sled Pull"
  • Named first place lineman in the Point of Attach Camp
  • Two-sport athlete (football and soccer)
  • Member of the National Honor Society and held above a 3.6 G.P.A.
  • National Society of High School Scholar member


  • Pre-Communication major
  • Son of Dave and Karen Snyder
  • Born June 30, 1995 in Dunedin, Fla

2015: Tulsa (1-2=3, 1.5 TFL, 1.0 Sack, 1 FF); Miami (1-1=2, 1 QBH); Buffalo (0-1=1); Charlotte (1-0=1); Rice; Marshall (2-0=2); UTEP (0-1=1); FIU (2-2=4, 2.5 sacks/TFL); WKU (2-3=5); MT (2-5=7); UF (4-0=4, 1.0 sack); ODU (1-2=3)
2016: SIU (1-1=2); UM (1-0=1); K-State (1-0=1); Ball State (3-1=4); FIU (1-1=2); Charlotte (3-0=3, 1 sack, 1 QBH); Marshall (0-1=1); WKU (2-1=3, 1 sack); Rice (2-0=2); UTEP (0-2=2); ODU (2-0=2, 1 QBH)
2017: Navy (4-4=8, 0.5 TFL); Wisconsin (1-1=2); Buffalo (2-5=7); MT (2-1=3, 1.5/16 sack, 1 BrUP, 2 QBH); ODU (0-2=2, 0.5 TFL); North Texas (1-4=5); WKU (3-3=6, 1 sac, 1.5 TFL); Marshall (2-6=8, 2 QBH); La Tech (2-2=4); FIU (0-3=3, 1 BrUp, 3 QBH); Chalotte (0-1=1, 0.5 sack); NT (3-0=3, 2 sacks, 1 QBH)

Career Highs
Tackles: 8 Navy (9/1/17), Marshall (11/3/17)
TFL: 2.50 (19) FIU (10/31/15)
Sacks: 2.5 FIU (10/31/15)
QBH: 3 FIU (11/18/17)
FF: 1 Tulsa (9//5/15)

2015 Game Highs
Tackles: 7 MT (11/14/15)
TFL: 1.0 Tulsa (9/5/15), MT (11/14/15)
Sacks: 1.0 Tulsa (9/5/15)
QBH: 1 Miami (9/11/15), 1 UF (11/21/15), ODU (11/28/15)
FF: 1 Tulsa (9//5/15)

2016 Game Highs
Tackles: 4 Ball State (9/24/16)
TFL: 1 WKU *10/29/16)
Sacks:  1 Charlotte (10/9/16); WKU (10/29/16)
QBH:  Ball State (9/24/16), Charlotte (10/9/16); ODU (11/19/16)

2017 Game Highs
Tackles: 8 Navy (9/1/2017); Marshall (11/3/17)
Tackles for a Loss: 1.5 (10/28/17)
Sacks: 2 North Texas (12/2/17)
PBrUp: 1 MT (9/30/17), FIU (11/18/17)
QBH: 3 FIU (11/18/17)


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