Hunter, a redshirt sophomore, still has three years of eligibility remaining. During the 2022 season, he showcased his skills with good stats, including 70 tackles, one pass breakup, two sacks, and three tackles for loss in nine games for the Lobos.
After losing Jaheim Thomas to the transfer portal (Arkansas), Satterfield has beefed up the Bearcats linebacking unit. Hunter should be a rotational piece in the defense for the 2023 season. Hunter joins a Cincinnati team with multiple solid additions from the transfer portal like defensive end Daniel Grzesiak, linebacker Dorian Jones, and defensive back Jordan Young.