Salina Liberty Signs Marvin Hunter

Marvin Hunter, who played four college seasons for the Memphis Tigers, has signed a 2019 contract with the Salina Liberty and is expected to help anchor the team's defensive line.

The 6-foot-3, 290-pound Hunter is a native of Auburn, Ala., and attended Loachapoka High School. He finished his college career with 101 tackles, including 29 for losses. He also totaled 12 quarterback sacks.

Hunter and the Liberty open their fourth season on March 16 with a preseason game against the KC Marshals at Tony's Pizza Event Center, followed by a regular season road game at Amarillo on March 23.

Salina will be part of the CIF's Northern Conference with the Wichita Force, Sioux City Bandits and Omaha Beef. The Southern Conference features the Amarillo Venom, Oklahoma Flying Aces, Duke City Gladiators and Texas Revolution. The Liberty will play a 12-game regular season schedule in 2019.