Treyvon Hester
Hester with the Oakland Raiders in 2017
Carolina Panthers
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-09-21) September 21, 1992 (age 29)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Penn Hills (Pittsburgh)
College:Toledo
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Total tackles:40
Sacks:2.0
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Treyvon Ramal Hester (born September 21, 1992) is an American football defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Toledo, and was selected in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Professional career

Oakland Raiders

Hester was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round, 244th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[1][2] On September 3, 2018, Hester was waived by the Raiders.[3]

Philadelphia Eagles

On September 7, 2018, Hester was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad.[4] He was promoted to the active roster on October 2, 2018.[5] On January 6, 2019, during a wild card game against the Chicago Bears, he tipped a potential game-winning 43-yard field goal by Cody Parkey, a play now infamously known as the Double Doink, to help the Eagles win 16–15.[6] Hester was waived during final roster cuts on August 31, 2019.[7]

Washington Redskins

Hester signed with the Washington Redskins on September 2, 2019.[8]

Green Bay Packers

Hester signed with the Green Bay Packers on May 1, 2020.[9] He was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list by the team on July 30, 2020,[10] and was activated on August 17, 2020.[11] He was waived/injured on September 5, 2020,[12] and subsequently placed on injured reserve the next day.[13] He was waived with an injury settlement on September 10.[14]

Philadelphia Eagles (second stint)

On November 9, 2020, the Eagles signed Hester to the practice squad.[15] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Eagles on January 4, 2021,[16] and was released on March 9, 2021.[17]

Buffalo Bills

On May 20, 2021, the Buffalo Bills signed Hester to a contract after a successful tryout.[18] On August 27, 2021, he was placed on injured reserve.[19] He was released with an injury settlement on September 8, 2021.[20]

Carolina Panthers

On November 3, 2021, Hester was signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad.[21]

NFL career statistics

Regular season statistics
Season Team Games Tackles
GP GS Total Solo Ast Sck Int
2017 OAK 14 1 19 9 10 0.0 0
2018 PHI 12 1 13 8 5 1.0 0
2019 WAS 15 0 8 2 6 1.0 0
Total 41 2 40 19 21 2.0 0
Source: NFL.com
Postseason statistics
Season Team Games Tackles
GP GS Total Solo Ast Sck Int
2018 PHI 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 0
Total 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 0
Source: pro-football-reference.com

References

  1. ^ "Oakland Raiders Select Treyvon Hester in Seventh Round Of 2017 NFL Draft". Raiders.com. April 29, 2017. Archived from the original on February 9, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  2. ^ Blair, Scott (April 29, 2017). "Raiders Select DT Treyvon Hester in Seventh Round Of 2017 NFL Draft". CSNBayArea.com.
  3. ^ "Raiders claim Brian Price". Raiders.com. September 3, 2018.
  4. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (September 7, 2018). "Philadelphia Eagles cut three practice squad players, sign one". BleedingGreenNation.com.
  5. ^ Foley, Graham (October 2, 2018). "Eagles Promote DT Treyvon Hester To Active Roster". Philadelphiaeagles.com.
  6. ^ Gowton, Brandon. "An Eagles player actually tipped the field goal that Cody Parkey missed". bleedinggreennation.com. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  7. ^ "Eagles announce roster moves as team gets to 53-player limit". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. August 31, 2019. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  8. ^ Jennings, Scott. "Redskins sign former Eagles DT Treyvon Hester, add OLB Chris Odom to the practice squad". Hogs Haven. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  9. ^ "Packers sign DL Treyvon Hester". packers.com. May 1, 2020.
  10. ^ Wilde, Jason (July 30, 2020). "As rookies arrive, Mason Crosby and two other Packers players land on COVID-19 reserve list". Madison.com. Retrieved July 31, 2020.
  11. ^ Kruse, Zach (August 17, 2020). "Packers activate TE Jace Sternberger, DL Treyvon Hester from COVID-19 reserve list". USAToday.com. Retrieved August 18, 2020.
  12. ^ "Here's the Packers' initial 53-man roster". Packers.com. September 5, 2020.
  13. ^ "Packers' Treyvon Hester: Shifts to IR". CBSSports.com. September 6, 2020. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  14. ^ "Treyvon Hester: Let go by Green Bay". CBSSports.com. September 10, 2020. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  15. ^ Erby, Glenn (November 9, 2020). "Philadelphia Eagles sign DT Treyvon Hester to the practice squad". USA Today. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  16. ^ McPherson, Chris (January 4, 2021). "Eagles agree to terms with DT T.Y. McGill; sign nine players to reserve/futures deals". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  17. ^ McPherson, Chris (March 9, 2021). "Eagles release S Blake Countess, DT Treyvon Hester". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
  18. ^ Glab, Maddy. "DT Treyvon Hester signs one-year deal with Bills". buffalobills.com. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  19. ^ Lasting, Dante. "Bills activate four players from reserve/COVID list". buffalobills.com. Retrieved August 27, 2021. To make room for the returning players the team has placed DT Treyvon Hester on injured reserve.
  20. ^ Bicks, Emily. "Buffalo Bills Terminate DT's Contract 4 Days Before Season Opener". Heavy. Retrieved September 9, 2021.
  21. ^ "Panthers signing DT Treyvon Hester to practice squad". Panthers Wire. USA Today. November 3, 2021.