A viable candidate to become a first-time starter in 2014 ... Saw the first game action of his career in 2013 and figures to expand his role moving forward.
2013 (Freshman): Saw action in six games, playing against UTSA, Lamar, Iowa State, Texas Tech, Kansas and Texas ... Finished with 11 tackles and eight solo stops ... Had a season-high four tackles against Lamar ... Credited with three stops at Iowa State, two at UTSA and one in the Texas Tech and Kansas games.
High School: Coached by Tom Goosen ... Played linebacker and quarterback during his prep career ... An All-CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) selection ... Southern Section Western Division defensive player of the year and league defensive player of the year... Played on a 13-1 team as a senior ... All-State and All-CIF as a junior ... Was a varsity starter as a freshman ... An all-state selection by Cal-Hi Sports as a defensive back ... Had 151 tackles and 926 yards of total offense as a senior ... Also competed in track and field ... Coached youth football and was a teacher's aid for a local fourth-grade class ... Held scholarship offers from Oregon, UCLA, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon State, among others.
Personal: Seth Josiah Jacobs was born Oct. 14, 1993, in Lindsay, Calif. ... Son of Jimmy and Tracy Jacobs ... Father played football at the University of Idaho and had a stint with the Canadian Football League's British Columbia Lions ... Undecided on a major.