One of the top underclassmen in the nation is off the market as Blount High School product Lee Hunter just publicly announced his commitment.

The 6-foot-5, 292-pound defensive tackle announced his commitment to Auburn via his Twitter account on Tuesday. Hunter commits to the Tigers over offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Ole Miss and Tennessee among many others.

Hunter is rated as a five-star prospect in the 2021 recruiting cycle, the nation’s No. 4 defensive tackle and the No. 28 overall prospect in the class according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.

With his commitment, Auburn now holds four total commitments in the 2021 recruiting cycle. The class now jumps into the top 10 nationally with Hunter committed to join Gus Malzahn’s program.


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To get an idea of what Hunter could be bringing to Kevin Steele’s defense on The Plains, check out this high school highlight reel: