Jaylon Bester
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Jaylon  Bester
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Belleville, Ill.

High School:
Althoff Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 165

Position:
Wide Receiver

2017: Appeared in 10 games, starting against Ball State … ended the year with 111 rushing yards, 46 receiving yards, and 327 kick return yards … had 26 rushing yards and a season-high 163 kick return yards at Notre Dame … recorded 14 receiving yards and a season-high 67 rushing yards in a win at Ball State.

High School: Graduated from Althoff Catholic High School ... coached by Ken Turner ... team captain ... team played in the state championship game in 2015 and had an 18-game win streak between 2015 and 2016 ... earned first-team all-state as a senior and was named to the St. Louis All-Metro team ... had 168 rushes for 2,184 yards and 33 touchdowns his senior year.

Personal: Full name -- Jaylon DeShon Bester ... born Nov. 18, 1998 ... son of Sheria Liddell and Marcus Bester ... majoring in mechanical engineering

Career Highs
Rushes: 8 at Ball State (11/21/17)
Rushing Yards: 67 at Ball State (11/21/17)
Long: 37 at Ball State (11/21/17)
Receptions: 4 at Ball State (11/21/17)
Receiving Yards: 15 vs. EMU (11/15/17)
Kick Returns: 7 at Notre Dame (9/30/17)
Kick Return Yards: 163 at Notre Dame (9/30/17)
All Purpose Yards: 189 at Notre Dame (9/30/17)