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Taivon Jacobs
Player Profile:
Taivon Jacobs 1564239
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 160
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Camp Springs, Md.
High School: Suitland HS
Experience: Redshirt

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 … ranked as a three-star recruit by, and … 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 current Terp, Levern Jacobs ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

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