Jim Hester

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Jim Hester
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Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born:(1944-12-13)December 13, 1944
Rock Island, Illinois
Died:November 14, 2002(2002-11-14) (aged 57)
Davenport, Iowa
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Davenport Central (IA)
College: North Dakota
NFL Draft: 1967  / Round: 14 / Pick: 342
Career history

Jim Hester (December 13, 1944 – November 14, 2002) was an American football tight end. He played for the New Orleans Saints from 1967 to 1969 and for the Chicago Bears in 1970. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "Jimmy Hester Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  2. "Jim Hester, TE". Nfl.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.