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Leon Jacobs
Leon  Jacobs

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Santa Clarita, Calif.

High School:
Golden Valley

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 234

Position:
ILB

Experience:
2L

Career: Has played in 27 games over first two seasons ... owns 35 tackles, 3.0 TFLs and 1.5 sacks ... moved to inside linebacker for 2014 season after playing primarily at outside linebacker as a freshman in 2013

2014 Season:
Earned second letter, playing in all 14 games with one start at inside linebacker ... finished with 28 total tackles, including 2.0 TFLs and 1.5 sacks ... in first career start, recorded 12 tackles, including 2.0 for loss and 1.5 sacks, and had a quarterback hurry vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... made four tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... logged two tackles vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6 ... notched two tackles vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... opened the season with two tackles vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... tallied one tackle at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... made one tackle vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... recorded one tackle at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... logged one tackle vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... registered one tackle at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... recorded one tackle vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6

2013 Season:
Earned first letter, playing in all 13 games ... finished season with seven total tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... registered two tackles at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... recorded first tackle for loss vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... recorded one tackle in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... made one tackle vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... had one tackle at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... recorded one tackle vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... made Badgers debut vs. UMass on Aug. 31

High School: Three-star recruit according to ESPN ... rated as the No. 77 outside linebacker according to ESPN, No. 119 by Scout ... ranked as the No. 89 recruit in the state of California by ESPN ... first-team all-conference as a senior ... rushed for 847 yards and six touchdowns as a senior ... also recorded 19 tackles, three sacks, a forced fumble and a defensive touchdown ... four-year letterwinner in basketball ... three-time second-team All-Del Rey League selection in basketball ... honor roll student ... head coach was Robert Fisher

Personal: Parents are Tony and Theresa Jacobs ... volunteered as math and science tutor ... enjoys listening to music and playing basketball ... life sciences communication major

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Game-by-Game Tackles (Solo-Assist=Total):
2013 SEASON: UMass (0-1=1); Tennessee Tech (0-1=1); at Arizona State (1-1=2); Purdue (1-0=1); #19 Northwestern (1-0=1); vs. #8 South Carolina (1-0=1)

2014 SEASON: vs. #13 LSU (1-1=2); Western Illinois (1-0=1); Bowling Green (2-2=4); South Florida (1-0=1); Northwestern (0-1=1); Illinois (8-4=12); Maryland (2-0=2); at Rutgers (1-0=1); #11 Nebraska (1-0=1); at Iowa (1-0=1); vs. #6 Ohio State (0-2=2)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 12 vs. Illinois, Oct. 11, 2014
Tackles for Loss 2.0 vs. Illinois, Oct. 11, 2014
Sacks 1.5 vs. Illinois, Oct. 11, 2014
Interceptions --
Passes Defended --

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