Twenty student-athletes sign NLIs to play for back-to-back Big 12 Champions.
2016 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games with three starts at defensive end ... Totaled two tackles vs. Boise State ... Registered one tackle on 0.5 sacks at No. 13 West Virginia ... Started, posted one tackle vs. Texas Tech ... Had one tackle vs. Kansas State ... Made one tackle at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Produced three tackles and tied career high with two solo stops vs. TCU ... Had two tackles and career-high one tackle-for-loss at Texas ... Had one tackle vs. Kansas ... Played at Iowa State but did not record any stats ... Tallied one tackle vs. Oklahoma State ... Posted one tackle at Rice ... Totaled one tackle and 0.5 sacks vs. SMU ... Started season-opening Northwestern State game, had career-high four tackles, 0.5 TFLs and two QB hurries.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in four games as reserve defensive end as redshirt freshman ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Totaled two tackles on season ... Played in four of season's first five games, did not see action over final eight games ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at SMU, made assisted tackle ... Also played in win over Lamar (second game), win over Rice (solo tackle, third game) and win at Kansas (fifth game).
2014 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: Local defensive lineman from nearby Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas ... Played under head coach Terry Gambill at MHS ... Rated state's 86th-best prospect by ESPN and No. 2 on Waco Tribune-Herald's Centex Top 25 list ... Ranked No. 48 among linebacker prospects by ESPN, and No. 72 among WDEs by 247Sports ... Named second-team 2013 All-District 8-5A as defensive end following senior season when he helped Midway to 9-3 record and DII bi-district finals ... Totaled 36 tackles, six TFL, six sacks, eight QB pressures and four PBUs as senior ... Played outside linebacker as junior in 2012 on MHS squad that finished 13-1 and reached DI state semifinals ... Did not play football (participated on basketball squad) as sophomore in 2011 ... Played football as freshman in 2010.
Personal: Son of James II and Lana Jacobs ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.