Entering his sixth NFL season, Jacobs has been a key special teams contributor in Carolina since 2014.
• Played in all 16 regular season games for Carolina and one post season game...recorded five tackles on special teams.
• Played in four games for Carolina in 2016, primarily on special teams...Posted one special teams tackle.
• Played in 16 regular season games for Carolina and all three postseason contests, including Super Bowl 50 vs. Denver (2/7/16) in 2015...Recorded seven tackles.
• Played in 16 regular season games with one tackle on defense and saw action in both postseason contests for Carolina in 2014...Led the team with nine special teams tackles.
• Inactive for one game for Carolina in between two stints on the practice squad in 2013.
• Spent time on the practice squads of Cleveland and Cincinnati in 2012.
• Played in five games for Cleveland in 2011 after beginning the season on the practice squad.
• Made his NFL debut vs. Baltimore (12/4/11).
TRANSACTIONS: Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Cleveland (7/30/11)...Waived by Cleveland (9/4/11)...Signed to practice squad by Cleveland (9/6/11)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Cleveland (11/29/11)...Waived by Cleveland (8/31/12)...Signed to practice squad by Cleveland (9/2/12)...Terminated from practice squad by Cleveland (10/9/12)...Signed to practice squad by Cincinnati (11/12/12)...Terminated from practice squad by Cincinnati (11/27/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (5/13/13)...Waived by Carolina (8/31/13)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (9/1/13)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Carolina (10/5/13)...Waived by Carolina (10/7/13)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (10/9/13)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (1/14/14)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left quadriceps by Carolina (9/3/16)...Released/injury settlement by Carolina (9/4/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/9/16)... Signed to contract extension by Carolina (2/8/17).
GP/GS: Career (57/0) [6/0]; 2017 (16/0) [1/0]; 2016 (4/0) [0/0]; 2015 (16/0) [3/0]; 2014 (16/0) [2/0]; 2013 (0/0) [0/0]; 2011 (5/0) [0/0].
2017: Played in all 16 regular season games for Carolina and one post season game on special teams...Recorded five tackles on special teams...At Tampa Bay (10/29): Saw action on special teams…Recorded one special teams tackle…Vs. Atlanta (11/5): Saw action on special teams…Recorded two special teams tackles…Vs. Minnesota (12/10): Saw action on special teams...Recorded one special teams tackle...At Atlanta (12/31): Saw action on special teams...Recorded one special teams tackle.
POSTSEASON: At New Orleans (1/7): Saw action on special teams.
COLLEGE: Started all 52 games at Fresno State...Ended career third in school history with 387 tackles...Produced 25 tackles for loss, four sacks, one interception, nine passes defensed, four forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries...Blocked seven kicks...First-team All-Western Athletic Conference choice in 2010 as a senior...Started 13 games...Led the Bulldogs in tackles for the third consecutive season with 87...First-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection as a junior in 2009...Started 13 games...Ranked first on the team with 106 tackles and second with eight tackles for loss in addition to notching one interception, two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Tied an NCAA single-game record with three forced fumbles against Louisiana Tech...Second-team All-Western Athletic Conference choice in 2008 as a sophomore...Compiled a team-leading 113 tackles...Recorded seven tackles for loss, one sack, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...As a freshman in 2007, started 13 games...Finished second on the team with 81 tackles while posting six tackles for loss, two sacks, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.
PERSONAL: Attended Silverado HS in Las Vegas, Nev.