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Jacob Hester

Jacob Hester - #40 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 05/08/1985
Birthplace Shreveport, LA
College LSU
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 6th pick by Chargers


Att Yds TD
17 81 2

Broncos sign RB Hester

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers RB Jacob Hester on Monday, the team announced.

Chargers cut PK Novak, DE Cesaire, FB Hester

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut several vested veterans on Friday, including PK Nick Novak, DE Jacques Cesaire and FB Jacob Hester.

Chargers re-sign FB Hester

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Chargers free-agent FB Jacob Hester agreed on a one-year deal to return to San Diego on Friday evening. 

Jaguars need more help at CB

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Jacksonville's re-signing of Rashean Mathis doesn't mean the team is set at cornerback. In fact, the Jags must look to bolster the position, according to AFC Whispers.

Chargers' Turner keeps opponents on edge with changing lineups

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner moves his skill-position players around to create the best matchups and utilize their talents.

Bisaccia aims to make Chargers special

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Rich Bisaccia was brought in to shore up the Chargers' leaky special-teams units. After a rocky start Week One, he's working hard to do just that.

Chargers' Mathews not running from big expectations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Before he has ever taken a handoff for the Chargers, rookie RB Ryan Mathews has found himself with nowhere to run from the fans and media, all wanting to know how he'll replace a legend.


Posted Nov. 26, 2012
The Denver Broncos have signed former Chargers running back Jacob Hester to take the spot opened when Willis McGahee went on injured reserve.||||||| Hester, a third-round pick out of LSU in 2008, played fullback for San Diego for four years. He had 94 rushes for 319 yards and also caught 55 passes for 308 yards. He'll join Knowshon Moreno, Lance Ball and Ronnie Hillman as the fourth running back on Denver's 53-man roster.