John Jacobs
John  Jacobs


Broadway, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 253



JUNIOR Season (2008)
Saw action in all 12 games...recorded 32 tackles, five for a loss of 25 yards...had one sack against Tulsa...notched a season-high five stops against Illinois State and Southern Miss.

SOPHOMORE Season (2007)
Missed three games and was limited for part of the season due to a broken hand...started eight contests and saw action in nine...credited with 38 total tackles and a team-high eight tackles for loss (-48 yards)...also registered 2.5 sacks (-21 yards)...recorded a season-high seven tackles at Houston and in the season finale against UAB.

R-FRESHMAN Season (2006)
Played in all 12 games at defensive end, making one start against Hofstra...made 17 tackles, including a season-high four stops in the season opener at West Virginia...registered a tackle for loss and a sack against Hofstra.

FRESHMAN Season (2005)
Redshirted, did not play.

High School
A first team AA All-State Pick by the AP and Coaches...rushed for 2,181 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior...played for head coach Reed Prosser...recorded 77 tackles and three interceptions as a senior...also recovered five fumbles en route to being named Valley District Player of the Year...amassed 4,913 yards and 59 touchdowns in his prep career...a three-time all-district selection and a two time all-region pick as a running back...also played basketball and competed in track.

Son of John W. Jacobs, Jr. and Diana Jacobs...has one brother Adam, and one sister, Elizabeth...his father serves as a chaplain in the Virginia National Guard and is deployed with his unit in Afghanistan (as of August 2009)...his brother Adam serves in the U.S. Army...full name is John William Jacobs III...majoring in education.