|Date of birth:March 1, 1990|
|Place of birth: Los Angeles, California|
|Undrafted in 2013|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Denver Broncos ( 2013)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
Early years[edit | edit source]
He attended Dominguez High School in Compton, California.They said he was the best highschool player in the world. He was selected to the Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team. He was selected to CIF-Southern Section Western Division team. He was lettered in Track and Field while at High School for three years where he was a Three-time All-State performer.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Compton, California||Dominguez High School||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)||180 lb (82 kg)||4.44||Mar 9, 2007|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 19 (CB) Rivals: 7 (CB), 63 (National), 8 (California)|
College career[edit | edit source]
He played College football at UCLA. He finished college with a total of 131 Tackles, 5 Interceptions, including one on USC quarterback Matt Barkley on the very first play from scrimmage on November 17, 2012 in UCLA's first victory over crosstown rival USC since 2006. Hester had 22 pass deflections and one forced fumble. He was selected to participate in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game alongside his UCLA teammate cornerback Sheldon Price on the West team.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
2013 NFL Combine[edit | edit source]
|Ht||WtArm lengthHand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 in||198 lb32 1/2 in10 3/8 in||4.62 s||4.33 s||7.26 s||29.0 in||112 ft 0 in|
Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]
Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]
On April 21, 2014, he signed with the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent. The Lions released Hester on August 25, 2014.
San Diego Chargers[edit | edit source]
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
Personal life[edit | edit source]
He is the son of Alan Hester and Latonya Dorsey. He is the cousin to 3-Time Pro Bowl wide receiver and return specialist Devin Hester, who formerly played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.
References[edit | edit source]
- "UCLA Bruins Profile". uclabruins.com. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/aaron_hester_361263.html.
- "Aaron Hester College Statistics". sports-reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/aaron-hester-1.html.
- "2013 East-West Shrine Game rosters". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/draft/story/0ap1000000126437/article/2013-eastwest-shrine-game-rosters. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
- "Aaron Hester, CB, UCLA invited to East/West Shrine Game". nfldraftzone.com. http://nfldraftzone.com/draft-news/aaron-hester-cb-ucla-invited-to-eastwest-shrine-game/. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "Broncos sign 15 college free agents". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/04/27/broncos-sign-15-college-free-agents/. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
- Klis, Mike (August 30, 2013). "Gerell Robinson, Lance Ball, Aaron Hester cut by Broncos". denverpost.com. http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_23985280/gerell-robinson-cut-by-broncos-likely-making-room. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
- "Lions continue roster trim". http://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-insider/article-1/Lions-continue-roster-trim/16e1dbb5-6cc8-4692-89bd-3b42655dca45.
- "Chiefs Sign 19 To Reserve/Futures Contracts". http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/article-2/Chiefs-Sign-19-To-ReserveFutures-Contracts/3270d295-cf1e-4ac8-8eb1-6913d08d481a.
- "Aaron Hester, Devin's cousin, ready to make his own name in the NFL". suntimes.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20130430181414/http://blogs.suntimes.com/bears/2013/04/aaron_hester_devins_cousin_rea.html. Retrieved April 25, 2013.