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'05 FL WR Jessie Hester (South Florida signee)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by BuckNutty, May 25, 2004.

  1. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie


    Jessie Hester, Jr.
    Wide Receiver
    Wellington (FL)
    Glades Central

    Height: 6-foot-0
    Weight: 163 pounds
    40-yard dash: 4.53 seconds
    Bench max: 205 pounds
    Squat max: 365 pounds
    Vertical leap: 28 inches
    Shuttle time: 4.68 seconds

    Hester has early offers from Miami and Georgia. His top 4 currently include the Canes, Georgia, Ohio State, and USC. Ohio State has recently been in touch and Hester is familiar with Coach Hazell from his days at Rutgers and wants to see what the Buckeyes have to offer. HH, know anything about this kid?
  2. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    all I have been hearing on Hester is the Canes (no relation to Devin Hester) and FSU (father played there) but maybe his transfer to Glades will help- we have had some good receiver success with that school (Santonio and Dukes)
  3. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    free insiders article on Hester

  4. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    The Insiders on Jessie Hester, Jr.

    WR Jessie Hester Jr. is transferring to Belle Glades Central, the school which produced Buckeye receivers Santonio Holmes and Albert Dukes.

    Jessie is interested in Ohio State, but doesn't have an offer from the Bucks. Miami is his leader.
  5. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    I just watched Jessie Hester, Jr.'s videos on Rivals, and they are very impressive. Although his speed is "only" 4.53 (Nike-timed), he clearly has legit top-end speed, as no one caught him from behind. He is mostly a deep threat, but has the speed and moves to take a slant (or even a hitch) to the house. He has great hands (several nice grabs of overthrown balls) and concentration (many over-the-shoulder catches of deep throws, some in heavy traffic). On reel no. 1, he has an unbelievable punt return, reminiscent of Dante' Hall or Deion Sanders.

    Jessie is a Rival 4* prospect, and worthy of the rating, IMO. Let's hope that the Belle Glades "pipeline" to OSU continues this season.
  6. IntoGloryride

    IntoGloryride Newbie

    Jesse Hester

    Hester announced his top 5 today with Miami, Fl and Iowa at the top but listed OSU in top 5 and said He will visit all 5 so it looks like my favorite and adopted second favorite Big ten teams get visits. On a side note the only DB at miamis camp that had any sucess jamming Hester at the line was M. Rolle the 2006 classes top player . Hester is by all accounts a very very good player. Good news all around.
  7. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Another article on Jessie Hester, Jr. - his favorites are Miami, Iowa, and Georgia (all offered).

    As a junior, even though Hester played in only four games because of a broken right leg, he still managed to catch 11 passes for 350 yards and five touchdowns. As a sophomore, he caught 21 passes for 370 yards and eight touchdowns.

    Insiders on Jessie Hester, Jr. (9/2/04)
  8. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Hester might visit


    Coach Hazell visited Jessie on Tuesday night. They told him that tOSU was thinking about offering him but they wanted him to take his official visit soon (Jan. 4th). He said he is not sure he should go until he has an offer.

  9. CriticalSteve

    CriticalSteve Newbie

    Who do they think they're going to get?
    Williams is the long shot, I guess.
    Robiskie would commit if offered, you'd have to think.
  10. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    tOSU in Hester's top 5

    Insiders premium

    Hester is listing tOSU in his top five (Iowa, Georgia, South Florida, Florida and Ohio State). tOSU has been in for an in-home visit but they have yet to offer. He will officially visit Iowa next week but has yet to set up any other visits.

    This is what he says about tOSU.

  11. CrabMan

    CrabMan Newbie

    Sorry to stray off topic, but everytime I see his picture I'm reminded of TJ Houshmanzadeh.

    If he's as talented as TJ we'll be fortunate to land him.

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  12. I tend to think that Hester will go to Iowa unless for some unknown reason we don't fill this class.
  13. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    Insiders saying tOSU leads for Hester with former leader UF in third. :biggrin: The Belle Glade Pipeline is getting wider, me thinks.
  14. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now

    Has he been offered? Visit set up?

    The injuries slightly concern me, but I don't put any stock in his measurables. Glades kids just know how to play the game.
  15. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Florida Insiders premium

    He says he is pretty wide open but tOSU is his current favorite with S. Florida 2nd and Florida 3rd. He canceled his Iowa visit this weekend.

    He likes the Bucks because he knows a couple of people (Dukes, Santonio??) on tOSU and likes the Big Ten.

    Neither questions were answered in this article. As of last week the answer to both questions was no. But maybe things have changed since he has moved the Bucks into the lead??

    I'll split this thread.

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