The Seahawks added TCU center Joey Hunt in the sixth round.

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Joey Hunt

College: TCU

Position: Center

Height, weight: 6-1, 299

Seahawks in 2016 draft

Round 1, Pick 31
OL Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M | Bio

Round 2, Pick 49
DT Jarran Reed, Alabama | Bio

Round 3, Pick 90
RB C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame | Bio

Round 3, Pick 94
TE Nick Vannett, Ohio State | Bio

Round 3, Pick 97
OL Rees Odhiambo, Boise State | Bio

Round 5, Pick 147
DT Quinton Jefferson, Maryland | Bio

Round 5, Pick 171
RB Alex Collins, Arkansas | Bio

Round 6, Pick 215
C Joey Hunt, TCU | Bio

Round 7, Pick 243
WR Kenny Lawler, Cal | Bio

Round 7, Pick 247
RB Zac Brooks, Clemson | Bio

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Age: 22

Personal: In college, Hunt was known for his luxurious head of hair — one teammate described Hunt’s hair in college as “silky, curly and long.” Hunt was a leader at TCU and a two-time captain. He made 35 consecutive starts before a torn lateral meniscus required him to have surgery last year.

Scouting report: The Seahawks have options at center on the roster — Patrick Lewis, the presumed favorite, Drew Nowak, the starter early last year, and Kristjan Sokoli, who drew positive reviews as a rookie last season. But the Seahawks have wanted to create more competition at the position. Hunt is undersized for typical standards, but the Seahawks have never minded that. They like their centers to be quick and mobile. Pro Football Focus wrote that he was “arguably the best pass protector in the draft.”

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