2017 Intro: Devon Hunter

Devon Hunter

CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Devon Hunter is the next big thing in the Tidewater area. The Indian River athlete spoke with Scout.com about his freshman season, recruitment and more.

Devon Hunter had a breakout freshman season.

The Indian River standout said making the move to high school varsity football was an adjustment, but he persevered.

"First, I just had to I had to just get used to high school football," said the 6-foot-2, 185-pound Hunter, who lined up at quarterback, wide receiver, running back and saftey this season. "Working hard has been the key.

"I'm a competitor. I work as hard as I possibly can to be the best. That's my mindset in everything that I do."

Although it was a disappointing season for the Braves, Hunter is already looking ahead.

"I'm just going to keep working, so hopefully our team can make the playoffs and be great next year," he said.

While it is extremely early in the recruiting process, Hunter has already started to generate a buzz on the recruiting trail.

"I've heard from North Carolina, Virginia, Temple and Virginia Tech," said Hunter, who grew up a Miami fan.

Hunter has not taken any trips this season, but is looking forward to checking out some schools next year.

"I haven't visited any schools this year, but I camped at Virginia Tech during the summer," he said.

"Next summer, I'd like to go back to Virginia Tech's camp. I'd also like to go to camps at Virginia, North Carolina and Clemson."

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