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The New York Giants Sign Michael Hunter

The well-traveled defensive back gets a shot to make his name in New York.

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In the 2015 season, Oklahoma State welcomed yet another graduate transfer on defense.

Michael Hunter joined the likes of Josh Furman and Tyler Patmon as student athletes who finished their degrees early so they could finish their careers with the Cowboys.

And just like Patmon and Furman, Hunter will get his chance to make a name for himself in the League.

Hunter began his collegiate career at Indiana, where he played every game as a freshman before redshirting the next year due to a sports hernia. He started every game for the Hoosiers the next two seasons.

But Hunter had never played on a winning team, and had never been to a bowl game.

A story from NewsOk gave a little insight as to his expectations for his senior season.

"When the season was over, I was thinking about going to grad school and being closer to home. I went home, sat down with my family and eventually decided getting my release would better me in the aspect of getting to the National Football League and also winning games — and to play the style of play that I like to play."

Hunter put his name out there for several schools, but ultimately chose Oklahoma State.

From that same article, here's Hunter's evaluation of his own game.

"I'm a very lanky, physical corner. I thrive in press coverage. I'm just looking forward to just helping the team any way I can. I play hard and physical, and of course being 6-1 helps out a lot."

In his lone season for the Cowboys, Hunter made 20 tackles (18 solo), one tackle for loss, one pass breakup and two interceptions.

His Pro Day showing at OSU didn't hurt either.

Apparently, it drew some attention.

The Giants took Eli Apple from Ohio State in the first round as their only DB in the Draft.