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#5 Jestin Jacobs

Height 6-4
Weight 235 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Englewood, Ohio
High School Northmont
Twitter @jestinjacobs__
Instagram @jestinjacobs__

Hawk Item — Enrolled in 2019 spring semester and participated in spring practice.

2020 – – Started at weakside linebacker in 24-20 loss at Purdue, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 21-20 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 49-7 win over Michigan State as defense allowed 59 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded two tackles vs. MSU, including one solo stop and one assist . . . saw action in 35-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 41-21 win at Penn State . . . did not see action in 26-20 win over Nebraska . . . saw action in 35-21 win at Illinois, recording one solo tackle . . . did not see action in 28-7 win over #25 Wisconsin.

2019 – – Redshirted . . . did not see any game action.

High school honors – – Named Army All-American as a senior . . . named first-team All-West Division, All-GWOC, and All-Southwest District as a senior . . . honorable mention All-Ohio as a senior . . . first-team All-West Division, All-GWOC, and All-Southwest District as a junior . . . Career – – Three-year letterman as linebacker and running back . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as a junior and senior, with two-year record of 18-5 . . . recorded 52 tackles and four sacks as a senior, while rushing 51 times for 365 yards and seven touchdowns . . . as a junior recorded 74 tackles, including four sacks, three forced fumbles, and one interception . . . 14 tackles as a sophomore . . . team captain as a junior and senior.

Personal – – Born 1/25/2001 . . . computer science major . . . parents are Kristen and Seth Jacobs . . . high school coach was Tony Broering.