Devin Hester (born November 4, 1982) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Miami, where he became the first person in the university’s recent history to play in all three phases of American football (offense, defense, special teams).
Hester was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He quickly made an impact as a kick returner, and later became one of the team's starting wide receivers. Hester holds the NFL record for most all-time return touchdowns (punt and kick combined) and most all-time punt return touchdowns. Only Josh Cribbs has returned more kicks for touchdowns.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- He calls himself a West Virginia homeboy. Football fans and pundits are calling him the next everything: the next Danny Woodhead, the next Devin Hester, the next Wes Welker.
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