Allen Jacobs

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Allen Jacobs
Born: (1941-05-19)May 19, 1941
Los Angeles, California
Died: April 22, 2014(2014-04-22) (aged 72)
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
Halfback
College Utah
AFL draft 1964 / Round: 26 / Pick: 205
(by the Buffalo Bills)
NFL draft 1964 / Round: 10 / Pick: 139
Career history
As player
1965 Green Bay Packers
1966–1967 New York Giants
Career stats

Allen Winnett Jacobs (May 19, 1941 – April 22, 2014) was a National Football League fullback and halfback with the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Utah.

Jacobs was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the tenth round (139th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft. He was a member of the 1965 NFL Champion Green Bay Packer team. He was also drafted by the AFL's Buffalo Bills in the 26th round (205th overall) of the 1964 American Football League Draft.

After his playing career ended, Jacobs served for eight seasons as the head coach of Westminster Parsons football from 1971 to 1978. During his tenure, Jacobs compiled an overall record of 31 wins and 41 losses (31–41).[1]

Jacobs died on April 22, 2014 from a heart attack.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Packer back quits coaching post". The Milwaukee Journal. Google News Archives. December 14, 1978. Retrieved April 25, 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57871352-71/jacobs-funeral-nfl-utah.html.csp
  3. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx?n=allen-winnett-jacobs&pid=170810708&fhid=19571