Proverb Jacobs

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Proverb Jacobs
Date of birth: (1935-05-25) May 25, 1935 (age 79)
Place of birth: Marksville, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s): Offensive tackle
Defensive tackle
College: California
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17
As player:
Philadelphia Eagles
New York Giants
New York Titans (AFL)
Oakland Raiders (AFL)
Career stats
Playing stats at

Proverb Gabriel Jacobs, Jr. (born May 25, 1935) was an American football offensive and defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. He also played in the American Football League for the New York Titans and the Oakland Raiders. Jacobs played college football at Modesto Junior College and the University of California. He was drafted in the second round of the 1958 NFL Draft. Jacobs self-published his memoir, Autobiography of an Unknown Football Player, in 2014.[1]