‘Money’ Hunter picks A-State

JONESBORO — One of Torii Hunter’s sons has signed a letter of intent with Arkansas State to play football.

Arkansas State on Thursday announced that Monshadrick “Money” Hunter of Prosper, Texas, has committed to the Red Wolves. He is a 6-foot-1, 180-pound safety who lettered three years and made all-district two years.

He is the second son of the Pine Bluff-native major-league slugger to commit to a football program. Torii Hunter Jr. inked with Notre Dame in February.

Monshadrick Hunter led Prosper to the regional semifinals and a 10-3 record this past fall. He also had 21 receptions for 265 yards and three touchdowns, according to A-State’s news release.

Defensively, he was responsible for 58 tackles, four tackles for loss, one sack, nine pass break-ups, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Hunter earned first team all-district recognition for his efforts in 2012.

As a junior Hunter had 26 tackles, three tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up to earn all-district honors.