24 seconds with Aaron Hunt

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The 29-year-old defensive tackle is from Denison, Texas, and played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He was signed by the Lions as a free agent in 2006, and won the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie award that season.

24 hours: You're a big guy at 285 pounds, how many meals do you have to eat a day?

#90 Aaron Hunt: Honestly that's the easiest part of being my size, because you can just eat whenever you want to. Some guys got to watch their figure just because of the position they play, but for me, I'm in a luxury spot. In my position, you have to be big, so it's the best thing ever in my opinion.

24: What's your favourite dish?

#90: (laughs) It might seem kind of odd but I love donuts. Ya, I love donuts. Glazed.

24: Which restaurant do you go to the most in Vancouver?

#90: There's this place where you can get a lot of pasta, I forgot what it's called. The helpings are tremendous, you know, it reminds me back at home, cause in Texas everything, regardless, you're going to get a lot of everything. It reminds me a little bit of back home, so I try to go as much as I can.

24: After games, win or lose, several players from both teams gather onto the field to say a prayer. You're in there too most of the time, right?

#90: Ya, you know there's lots of things that can go bad out there. Nobody wants to lose but at the same time, you didn't die out there on the field, plenty of things still could have went wrong other than losing, so you still want to give thanks to the Lord or whoever, you know what I mean.

24: You don't really see that in other sports.

#90: I never notice nobody do it though, but you're right. We do a Lord's Prayer before and after the game, and on the field we pray.

24: The big news this week is Casey Printers, did you get a chance to talk with him yet?

#90: I've talked to him, we've got a little bit of history, but it's good to see him out there playing the game. Everybody's embracing him, and we're happy he's on the team.


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