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|Date of birth:November 21, 1939|
|Place of birth: Corsicana, Texas|
|College: Howard Payne University|
|NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 17 / Pick: 228
(By the Dallas Cowboys)
|AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
(By the Houston Oilers)
|Debuted in 1963|
|Last played in 1969|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
After playing college football at Howard Payne, he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the first round (7th overall) of the 1962 AFL draft and drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 17th round (228th overall) of the 1962 NFL draft. He played seven seasons for the Denver Broncos (1963–1966), the Miami Dolphins (1967–1968), and the Boston Patriots (1969).
Jacobs attended Navarro College before transferring to Howard Payne University, where he played offensive tackle and defensive tackle. He was a two-time Little All-American and a three-time All-Texas Conference football player.
In 2005, he was inducted into the Howard Payne University Sports Hall of Fame.
Jacobs was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the first round of the 1962 AFL Draft and was also selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventeenth round of the 1962 NFL Draft. Although he signed contracts with both teams, he chose to report to the Oilers training camp.
In 1968 he led the team with 107 tackles.
Jacobs later became a high school football coach.