HOT BLAST: A famous football name in Alabama politics
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Mary Scott Hunter
Mary Scott Hunter
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In Alabama, who you know or where you come from often is a big deal. Mary Scott Hunter, a state Board of Education member from Huntsville, may decide to test that theory in Alabama's next gubernatorial election.

Hunter, a Republican, is considering entering the GOP primary for governor. She's also the daughter of Scott Hunter, the former University of Alabama and NFL quarterback who spent time as a television sports anchor in Mobile.

It's way too early to give much thought to Hunter's chances of beating Gov. Robert Bentley in the GOP primary. Nevertheless, she's given us a reason to look back on a few moments of her famous father's career in the spotlight.

Here is Scott Hunter's famous performance for Alabama against Ole Miss in 196:



Here are highlights of one of Scott Hunter's games with the NFL's Green Bay Packers:



And here is a 2008 Los Angeles Times story about QB Hunter.

-- Phillip Tutor

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