34 John Jacobs
34 - John Jacobs
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: SR
Hometown: Prudenville, Mich.
High School: Midland Dow HS
Position: LB

2008: Named to the All-GLIAC First Team and the GLIAC All-Academic Team....appeared and started in all 10 games...led the GLIAC and all of Division II in tackles with 13.1 per contest, with a season total of 131...named a Daktronics Second Team All-American ... had double-digit tackles in eight of 10 games ... currently ranks 12th on the SVSU career tackles list with a total of 273...recorded 18 tackles against Ashland (Oct. 18) and 16 tackles against #2 Grand Valley (Sept. 13)...recorded nine tackles, one sack and an interception against Findlay (Nov. 1)...led the team in fumble recoveries and fumble return yardage with one for 18 yards against Ferris State (Nov. 8)...also led the team in fumbles forced with three...recorded 16 tackles and two forced fumbles against Michigan Tech (Oct. 25)...had two interceptions on the season...played an outstanding game against Tiffin (Oct. 11) with 12 total tackles (seven solo), two tackles for loss (-10 yards), one interception and one pass break-up.

2007: Named Honorable Mention All-GLIAC after registering 74 total tackles (44 solo), tying for the team lead with two interceptions, and leading the team with 27 interception return yards and three quarterback hurries...was second on the team with 12.5 tackles for loss (-42 yards)...also had four sacks (-21 yards), including three against Northern Michigan (Sept. 22)...recorded two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two pass break-ups on the season...had a monster game against Northern Michigan (Sept. 22) for the second year in a row, recording 14 total tackles, five tackles for loss (-10 yards), three sacks (-8 yards) and one pass break-up...had nine tackles and a sack (-13 yards) against Grand Valley (Nov. 3)...had eight tackles, one for loss (-3 yards), an interception, two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up against Ferris State (Sept. 15)...had nine tackles, two for loss (-5 yards) and one forced fumble against Northwood (Sept. 29)...had five tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery against Findlay (Oct. 6)...had eight tackles, one for loss (-2 yards) and an interception against Indianapolis (Oct. 27)...also a member of the GLIAC All-Academic Team.

2006: Named Honorable Mention All-GLIAC...turned in one of the finest freshman campaigns by a linebacker in SVSU history...fell one tackle-for-loss shy of the single-season school record with 19 for a loss of 80 yards...ranked second on the team with 68 tackles and also led the team with 7.5 sacks for a loss of 42 yards...named GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week twice for his performance against Gannon and Northern Michigan...named National Defensive Player of the Week by Don Hansen's Football Gazette and D2Football.com for his performance against Gannon...collected 12 tackles and was two tackles-for-loss shy of the Division II record with seven against Gannon...recorded one tackle-for-loss in eight of 10 games...registered nine tackles and one forced fumble against Northwood...had six tackles and 3.5 sacks, including a safety against Northern Michigan.

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Midland H.H. Dow High School...named to the Midland Daily News Dream Team as a senior...received All-Saginaw Valley League honors as a senior...majoring in Health Sciences...son of Ricky Jacobs...born 7-19-87.