Jeff Hunter

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Jeff Hunter
(Coyote, G)
ID# 293
Jeff Hunter.jpg
No. 38 – Retired
Position Guard
Species Coyote ( Canidae )
Gender Male
Nickname(s)
Skin n' Bones
Personal information
Born (1980-08-04) August 4, 1980 (age 42)
Tucson, AZ
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 158 lb (72 kg)
Shoots Right
Career information
High school C. Wiley High School
FBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Tucson Demons
Pro playing career 2004–2010
Career history
2004-2006 Tucson Demons
2006-2010 Lorain Firestorm
Contract information
Contract year 2006
Player Contacts
(IC) Agent N/A
(OOC) Creator Unknown (adopted by Stevie Maxwell)
(OOC) Actor Stevie Maxwell
(OOC) Usage Ask me before any use

One look at this scrawny coyote and you'd think he'd never make it in the big leagues. But this streetballer made a name for himself on the desert courts of his Tucson hometown, and talent scouts encouraged him to register for the draft. Jeff was lucky to even make it past the cut of the combine, though, and he didn't even get ranked among the rest of the players of the 2004 FBA Draft class that contained such superstars as Jackson Nuez, Steven Standard, and Mitchell Redding. The Tucson Demons did select him near the end of the second round with their other draft pick, hoping that this hometown name would re-light the team's fire and bring them deep into the post-season. And while Hunter was quick with his dribble due to his lanky frame, he wasn't as good at passing the rock to the open fur or bringing solid defense against the seasoned pros of the big leagues.

No matter how much strength training and conditioning he was put under, the 'yote just couldn't break the 160-pound mark, earning him the nickname "Skin 'n Bones" for how puny he seemed out on the floor. After his draft contract expired, the Lorain Firestorm took him on as a bench guard behind Bill Bent, where he developed into a solid point guard among the trees of the Triple Mink Towers. When his four-year contract expired in 2010, however, the team did not extend a renewal offer to him, and without any other teams looking for a small guard that year Jeff returned to the desert and got a job doing Player Relations with the FBA D-League franchise in Las Vegas, the Deuces.

Hunter was still listed as an available player by the FBA front office, and he was surprised when the FBA D-League Connecticut Dots had picked him in 2012 to help train some of the unselected rookies of the draft. While his game hadn't changed much from his time as a professional player, age had begun to creep up on the 'yote, and he filed for retirement from playing in the league in 2013.

Athletic Talent Hunters

Without his old job to go back to, he has taken his experience on and off the court to become a player agent, representing a few athletes currently active in the league. Along with his wife Janice Hunter who does representation for players in the Furry League of Baseball (FLB), Jeff founded Athletic Talent Hunters in Indianapolis with plans to have a satellite office based out of Reno, NV. The current list of FBA clients that this agency has is listed below: