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Brandon Jacobs bio
Brandon Jacobs (born July 6, 1982 in Houma, Louisiana) is a running
back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was
drafted in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. With a rare combination
of 4.54 speed and impressive size (around 6ft 4½ and 264lbs), Jacobs
has been an asset for the Giants in goal-line situations. He led all
rookies in rushing touchdowns with 7 in the 2005 season.
Jacobs was raised in Napoleonville, Louisiana, and attended local
high school Assumption High and later Coffeyville Community College.
National recruiting service Rivals.com listed Jacobs the No.1 JUCO
prospect in America in 2003. He signed with Auburn but was relegated
to 3rd team halfback on the depth chart behind eventual Top 9 NFL
draft picks Ronnie Brown and Carnell Williams. Despite less playing
time, Jacobs was 2nd on the team with 72 carries for 446 yards (6.2
yard avg) and 3 touchdowns. Unhappy with playing time, he transferred
to Division I-AA Southern Illinois for his senior season.
Going into the 2006 season Jacobs stated that he studied film of
famed power running back Eddie George in an effort to refine his running
style. Eddie George, like Jacobs was a large power running back.