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NFL: Oakland 24, San Diego 17

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes Thursday and Matt Giordano came up with a clutch interception that lifted Oakland to a 24-17 win over San Diego.
NFL: St. Louis 7, San Diego 6

NFL: St. Louis 7, San Diego 6

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Travis Minor rushed 11 times for 39 yards and scored the game's only touchdown Saturday to give the St. Louis Rams a 7-6 pre-season win over San Diego.

NFL: San Diego 31, Dallas 17

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Jacob Hester scored two TDs and gained 49 yards on 13 carries Saturday night and the San Diego Chargers beat Dallas 31-17 in NFL pre-season action.

COL FB: LSU 38, Ohio State 24

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Matt Flynn threw four touchdown passes Monday, leading No. 2 LSU to a 38-24 win over top-ranked Ohio State for the college football championship.

COL FB: LSU 21, Tennessee 14

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Jonathan Zenon scored on an interception return early in the fourth quarter Saturday as No. 7 LSU beat No. 15 Tennessee 21-14 to win the SEC crown.

COL FB: Arkansas 50, LSU 48 (3 OT)

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- LSU became the latest No. 1 team to fall in the wild 2007 college football season, losing 50-48 in triple overtime Friday to Arkansas.

COL FB: LSU 41, Mississippi 24

OXFORD, Miss., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Matt Flynn passed for 168 yards and ran for a touchdown Saturday afternoon, as the top-ranked LSU Tigers defeated the Mississippi Rebels, 41-24.

COL FB: LSU 58, Louisiana Tech 10

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Matt Flynn was 14-of-26 passing for 235 yards and three TDs Saturday night, as No. 2 LSU beat Louisiana Tech, 58-10.

COL FB: LSU 41, Alabama 34

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Chad Jones caused a late fumble and Jacob Hester scored the deciding touchdown Saturday, as the third-ranked LSU Tigers beat Alabama, 41-34.

COL FB: LSU 30, Auburn 24

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Matt Flynn tossed a 22-yard touchdown pass to Demetrius Byrd with one second left Saturday night, as fifth-ranked LSU beat No. 19 Auburn, 30-24.

COL FB: LSU 34, Tulane 9

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jacob Hester and Charles Scott each ran for two touchdowns Saturday as second-ranked LSU posted a 34-9 victory over Tulane.

COL FB: LSU 28, South Carolina 16

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Jacob Hester rushed for 88 yards and a touchdown Saturday as No. 2 LSU posted a 28-16 victory over 14th-ranked South Carolina.

COL FB: LSU 48, Virginia Tech 7

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Keiland Williams picked up 126 yards and scored twice on just seven carries Saturday, as second-ranked LSU trounced No. 9 Virginia Tech, 48-7.

COL FB: LSU 28, Alabama 14

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- JaMarcus Russell was 18-of-21 for 207 yards and three touchdowns without an interception Saturday night as No. 12 LSU beat Alabama, 28-14.

COL FB: LSU 49, Kentucky 0

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Dwayne Bowe caught six passes for 111 yards and three touchdowns Saturday as the 16th-ranked LSU Tigers blasted the Kentucky Wildcats, 49-0.
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Jacob Hester
LSU Tigers Running Back Jacob Hester (18) is upended at the one yard line by Ohio State Buckeyes' James Laurinaitis (33) during the second quarter of the NCAA BCS National Championship football game at the Superdome in New Orleans on January 7, 2008. Hester scored two plays later. (UPI Photo/Pat Benic)
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Jacob Hester (born May 8, 1985 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a Fullback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chargers in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University.

Hester attended Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana where he earned Louisiana 5A Offensive MVP in 2002. He rushed for 868 yards and 22 touchdowns on 182 carries, leading his team to the 5A championship game his senior year. During his junior year, he led his team to the state title, rushing for 1,593 yards and 24 TD's on 222 attempts in 2002. He remains good friends with his Evangel teammate, former USC starting quarterback John David Booty who now plays for the Minnesota Vikings.

In 2004, Hester played as a freshman in all 12 games, with just one start. He finished his rookie year with 20 carries for 123 yards and added two passes for 21 yards. He also played on special teams and had nine tackles.

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