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Taivon

Jacobs

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#12

Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Camp Springs, Md.
High School: Suitland HS
Experience: SQ

Bio

As a Senior (2017): Started all 12 games, ranking second on the team in catches (47), receiving yards (553) and receiving touchdowns (5) ... Caught a pass in all 12 games during the season ... Had four catches for 33 yards vs. #12 Penn State (11/25) ... Caught three passes for 38 yards at #22 Michigan State (11/18) ... Had a career-high eight catches vs. #21 Michigan (11/11) with 92 yards and a touchdown ... Posted career-highs in catches (7) and yards (97) at Rutgers (11/4) ... Caught two passes for 47 yards and a touchdown vs. Indiana (10/28) ... Led team with five catches for 45 yards at #5 Wisconsin (10/21), including a 10-yard touchdown catch ... Caught a 20-yard touchdown pass vs. Northwestern (10/14) ... Caught one pass for five yards at Ohio State (10/7) ... Totaled five catches for 28 yards at Minnesota (9/30) ... Caught two passes for 10 yards vs. UCF (9/23) ... Hauled in a career-high five passes for 60 yards vs. Towson (9/9) ... Caught three passes for 80 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown reception, at #23 Texas (9/2) in first game action since 2015.

As a Junior (2016): Did not see game action due to injury.

As a Sophomore (2015): Appeared in 12 games, making four starts ... third on team with 21 catches for 264 yards and two touchdowns ... caught a pass in 10 straight games, and 11-of-12 in 2015 ... caught first career touchdown on a 70-yard pass from Caleb Rowe vs. USF (9/19) ... received two passes for 19 yards at West Virginia (9/26) ... caught one pass for 13 yards at #1 Ohio State (10/10) ... grabbed one pass for 43 yards vs. Penn State (10/24) ... .ed team with career-high three catches and 18 yards at #10 Iowa (10/31), including a 7-yard touchdown catch ... caught two passes for 10 yards vs. Wisconsin (11/7) ... had three catches for 34 yards at #14 Michigan State (11/14) ... caught career-high four passes for 22 yards vs. Indiana (11/21) ... grabbed one pass for 10 yards at Rutgers (11/28).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2014): Appeared in the season-opener against James Madison (8/30), making his collegiate debut and earning his first career start ... suffered a season-ending injury against James Madison.

As a Freshman (2013): Served a redshirt season ... named scout team offensive player of the week for his efforts in preparation for Clemson (10/26).

 At Suitland High School: Tabbed as a four-star recruit by ESPN.com … ranked as a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com … a first team All-Met selection by The Washington Post in 2011 and 2012 … a member of the 2012 Maryland Big School All-State Team … as a senior, amassed 1,065 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns … a member of the United States Junior Olympic Track and Field Team … also earned first team All-Met by The Washington Post in track and field … coached by Ed Shields … brother of current Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs.

 Personal: From Camp Springs, Md. ... parents are Levern and Rosalind ... brother of former Terp receiver, Levern Jacobs ... Taivon and Levern were the only brother duo in the nation to start at wide receiver in the same game in 2015 ... has a daughter named Bailey.

JACOBS' CAREER HIGHS:
Receiving Yards - 97 (at Rutgers, 11/4/17)
Receptions - 8 (at #21 MIchigan, 11/11/17)
Long Reception - 70 (USF, 9/9/15)
Receiving Touchdowns - 1 (7x, last #21 Michigan, 11/11/17)

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