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Jeremy Hester
Jeremy Hester


Panama City, Fla.

High School:
Arnold HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 177



2012 (Jr.)
Appeared in 11 games on the year with 46 carries and 196 yards ... Added a one-yard touchdown rush at Rice ... Rushed for a season-high 57 yards against UAB ... Longest rush of the year was a 35-yard scamper at Western Kentucky

2011 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl
Returned four kickoffs for 116 yards including a long of 61 against Nevada

2011 (So.)
Saw action in all 14 games, primarily as a kickoff returner, but earned a pair of starts against Navy and SMU ... Rushed for a career-best 118 yards against the Midshipmen with a touchdown on 19 carries ... Registered 59 carries for 299 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Returned 11 kickoffs for 304 yards and a 27.6 yard average

2010 (Fr.)
Played in nine games during his true freshman campaign ... Missed the final two games and the bowl game with a knee injury ... Collected four carries for 19 yards ... Added 11 kick returns for 245 yards and a 22.3 yard per return average ... Had a season-best return of 53 yards against Louisiana Tech (9/25)

Attended Arnold High and played for Coach James Hale, where he was both a three-time All-District and All-County honoree ... A Red Zone USA Today Player of the Year for Florida in 2008 ... Rushed for 1,497 yards on 164 carries with 17 rushing touchdowns while being named to the 3A All-State Team by the FSWA ... Returned one kickoff for 94 yards and a touchdown to earn All-Bay County honors and was the Player of the Year ... An All-State standout in 2008 on the strength of 2,305 rushing yards and 39 touchdowns ... A three-star rated prospect by Rivals.com and No. 27 All-Purpose Back nationally...A three-star prospect by Scouts Inc. and No. 97 running back nationally ... Lettered three times in football, twice in weight-lifting and three times in track ... Captured the Academic Award one year ... One of 30 finalists for the inaugural Rudy Award ... Involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Son of Leroyal and Dale Hester

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