Brandon Jacobs
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    Brandon Jacobs

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Napoleonville, La.

    High School:
    Assumption

    Last College:
    Auburn

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 260

    Position:
    RB

    Birthdate:
    07/06/1982


    Perhaps the most highly touted transfer in school history...Rated by some NFL scouts among the top five senior tailbacks available for the 2004 Draft...Runs a 4.5 40-yard dash...His Coffeyville Community College connections were a factor in his decision to transfer from Auburn to SIU.

    Prior to SIU
    Played the 2003 season at Auburn and rushed for 446 yards and 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...Caught one pass on the season for 34 yards...Played at Coffeyville Community College in 2002 and rushed for 1,899 yards, 20 TDs and a 7.1 yard average...Named JUCO All-American and Kansas Jayhawk Community College All-Conference...In 2001 at CCC, rushed for 1,349 yards and 17 TDs en route to all-conference honors.

    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 semifinals...USAToday.com 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...As a junior rushed for 1,783 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught three passes for 50 yards and a touchdown...Rushed for 233 yards on 26 carries and scored a touchdown in the Tri-Parish All-Star Game...Also played basketball.

    Worth Knowing
    Born July 6, 1982...Son of Janice Jacobs...Guardian is Diane Cheavious..Majoring in sociology.

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