Brandon Jacobs Bio

    #27 Brandon Jacobs
    2004 - Southern Illinois
    Running Back
    6-4, 260
    Napoleanville, La. (Assumption HS)

    2004: Led the team with 19 TDs and 992 yards rushing...Played in the East-West Shrine Game and was the offensive MVP for the West Squad...Gateway Conference Newcomer of the Year...Second team All-Conference...Gateway Offensive Player of the Week against SEMO...His four TDs against SEMO were the most by a Saluki against a Division I team since Walter Poole rushed for four TDs against SW Louisiana in 1981...Rushed for more than 100 yards five times.

    Prior to SIU: Played the 2003 season at Auburn and rushed for 446 yards, three TDs and a team-high 6.2 yard average...Piled up 182 yards on 31 carries against Mississippi State and 103 yards on 10 carries against Western Kentucky...Played at Coffeyville Community College in 2002 and rushed for 1,899 yards, 20 TDs and a 7.1 average...Named JUCO All-American and Kansas Jayhawk Community College All-Conference.

    High School: As a senior, rushed for 3,022 yards and 38 touchdowns, averaging 8.6 yards per carry...Also returned eight kicks for touchdowns...Led team to the 4A state All-America team...Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team...Most Valuable Offensive Player of the Class 4A all-state team...PrepStar All-Region...Louisiana High School Coaches Association Football All-Star...Rushed for 1,783 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught three passes for 50 yards and a touchdown as a junior...Rushed for 233 yards on 26 carries and scored a touchdown in the Tri-Parish All-Star Game...Also played basketball.

    Personal: Born july 6, 1982...Majored in sociology.

    Jacobs Marjor College Stats

    RUSHING 	        att 	yards 	td 	long 	avg/c
    2003 (Auburn) 	        72 	466	3 	44	6.2
    2004 (SIU)              150     992     19      64      6.6