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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
49ers' Nolan impressed by Shreveport product.
Glenn Guilbeau / Shreveport Times
MOBILE, Ala. — San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Nolan's biggest need for the 2008 NFL Draft is not at fullback or tailback, but he would highly recommend LSU tailback/fullback/special teams ace Jacob Hester to anyone and maybe himself.
"He's an interesting guy," Nolan, the coach of the South team for Saturday's Senior Bowl game, said at a news conference Thursday night following the last full practices for both teams. "Those kinds of guys typically play. They play for a good while, and they help teams win a lot of games."
Nolan was talking about Hester's versatility and the "It" factor he has that made him a cult figure in Baton Rouge often needing a police escort to avoid overly zealous autograph seekers. Full Story – Timeshttp://www.shreveporttimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080125/SPORTS0202/801250310/1001/SPORTS