Aaron Hester
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-03-01) March 1, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: UCLA
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2013)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Aaron Sutton Hester (born March 1, 1990) is an American football cornerback. He played college football at UCLA. Hester signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

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.[1] He was selected to CIF-Southern Section Western Division team.[1] He was lettered in Track and Field while at High School for three years where he was a Three-time All-State performer.[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Aaron Hester
Compton, California Dominguez High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 4.44 Mar 9, 2007 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 19 (CB)   Rivals: 7 (CB), 63 (National), 8 (California)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


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.[2] He was selected to participate in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game alongside his UCLA teammate cornerback Sheldon Price on the West team.[3][4]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

2013 NFL Combine[edit | edit source]

Pre-draft measureables
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]

On April 27, 2013, he signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent.[5] On August 30, 2013, he was released.[6]

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.[7]

San Diego Chargers[edit | edit source]

On October 8, 2014, he signed with the San Diego Chargers.[8]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]

On December 31, 2014, Hester signed a futures contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.[9]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

He is the son of Alan Hester and Latonya Dorsey.[1] 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.[10]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "UCLA Bruins Profile". uclabruins.com. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/aaron_hester_361263.html.
  2. "Aaron Hester College Statistics". sports-reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/aaron-hester-1.html.
  3. "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.
  4. "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.
  5. "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.
  6. 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.
  7. "Lions continue roster trim". http://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-insider/article-1/Lions-continue-roster-trim/16e1dbb5-6cc8-4692-89bd-3b42655dca45.
  8. http://www.chargers.com/news/article-1/Full-List-of-Chargers-2014-Transactions/f4530166-e067-45c8-9e1f-29683ce0def6
  9. "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.
  10. "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.

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