Margus Hunt (born 14 July 1987) is an Estonian American football defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). Before taking up American football he competed in the discus throw and shot put and was the former world junior record holder in discus throw. He played college football for Southern Methodist University (SMU). The Cincinnati Bengals selected him in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. At 6'8 Hunt is one of the tallest players in the NFL.