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Former Wisconsin LB Leon Jacobs drafted by Jaguars

Former Wisconsin LB Leon Jacobs was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jacobs played in 59 Badger football games – the most by a player in FBS history In 18 career starts, Jacobs made 142 total tackles – including 15.5 TFLs and 6.5 sacks – and recorded 3 interceptions.

In 2017, the outside linebacker started all 14 games, notching 60 tackles – including 35 solo stops – 9.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks.

Jacobs impressed scouts at the NFL combine, after running a 4.48 40-yard dash, the second-fastest among linebackers.


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