Hester, a graduate of North Cobb High School in Georgia, redshirted as a true freshman for Ball State in 2012. He earned three letters at North Cobb and helped the team to its first playoff appearance in three years as a senior.
An all-county selection as a senior, Hester was selected to play in the Cobb County All-Star Senior Bowl after his final season in high school.
The Cardinals are in the midst of Fall Camp in preparation for the Aug. 29, home opener vs. Illinois State at Scheumann Stadium.
All Ball State football practices are open to the media and public throughout fall camp. The remaining practice schedule is as follows:
Wed., Aug. 14 – NO PRACTICE
Thurs., Aug. 15 – 2:15 p.m. (PRACTICE #17)
Fri., Aug. 16 – 2:15 p.m. (PRACTICE #18)
Sat., Aug. 17 – 2:15 p.m. (PRACTICE #19)
Sun., Aug. 18 – 8 a.m. (PRACTICE #20)