Anthony Jacobs
Anthony  Jacobs


Northfield, Minn.

High School:
Northfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 291

Defensive Line


Gophers Send Seniors Off With Contest vs. Illinois

Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.


Minnesota-Michigan State Postgame Notes

Spartans 31, Gophers 24

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Started all 12 games at defensive tackle • recorded 26 tackles (13 solo, 13 assisted) with six tackles-for-loss • notched one sack • forced two fumbles • earned fourth varsity letter.

Game-by-Game: Tallied three tackles (one solo, two assists) in season opener at USC (9/3) • started in home opener vs. New Mexico State (9/10) • recorded one total tackle in 29-23 victory over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) • notched two solo tackles with one tackle-for-loss and forced a fumble in 37-24 loss to North Dakota State (9/24) • garnered three solo tackles, including two tackles-for-loss in Big Ten opener at Michigan (10/1) • tallied a solo tackle in loss at Purdue (10/8) • had three solo tackles vs. Nebraska (10/22) • recorded three tackles (one solo, two assists) and one sack in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) • notched two solo tackles, both tackles-for-loss, and forced a fumble in 31-24 loss at Michigan State (11/5) • one total tackle vs. Wisconsin (11/12) • assisted on six tackles in 28-13 loss at Northwestern (11/19) • tallied an assist on one tackle in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).

Appeared in all 12 games this season with 10 starts • made 41tackles (21 solo) in 2010 including 6.5 tackles behind the line and two sacks • earned third varsity letter.

Game-by-Game: credited with an assist against MTSU (9/2) • earned first start of the season against USC (9/18), making three total tackles (one solo, two assists) including one stop behind the line • credited with one tackle against Northern Illinois (9/25) • earned start against Northwestern (10/2), making four tackles (two solo) including one tackle for a two-yard loss • tallied two solo stops against Wisconsin (10/9) • made six tackles (two solo) against Purdue (10/16) including one tackle for a loss • finished with five tackles (three solo) against Penn State (10/23) including 1.5 tackles behind the line • made one tackle against Ohio State (10/30) • made six tackles (four solo) against Michigan State (11/6) including one tackle for a five-yard loss • made eight stops against Illinois (11/13) including four solo tackles • recorded 1.5 tackles for a loss against the Illini including a sack for a five-yard loss • contributed four tackles (three solo) in Minnesota's win over Iowa (11/27).

Saw action in all 13 games, including four starts • recorded 19 tackles, including four tackles for loss and two sacks • also came up with a fumble recovery • earned second varsity letter • member of the Big Ten All-Academic Team. Game-by-Game: Appeared in the season opening 23-20 OT win at Syracuse (9/5), finishing with one solo tackle • appeared in the 20-13 win over Air Force (9/12), finishing with three solo stops and four total tackles • appeared in the 35-21 loss to No. 8 Cal (9/19), but did not record any statistics • in the 35-24 win at Northwestern (9/26), recorded one sack for 11 yards • started first career game in the 31-28 loss to Wisconsin, finishing with two tackles • started for the second straight week in the 35-20 win over Purdue (10/10) and finished with three tackles including 2.5 for a loss of 14 yards and 1.0 sack for a loss of nine yards • in the 20-0 loss at No. 14 Penn State (10/17), collected five total tackles including two solo and 0.5 tackle for loss • in the 38-7 loss to No. 18 Ohio State (10/24) notched two tackles • in the 42-34 win over Michigan State (10/31), finished with one tackle • appeared in the 35-32 loss to Illinois (11/7), but did not record any statistics • started for the fourth time in the 16-13 win over South Dakota State (11/14), but did not record any statistics • appeared in the 12-0 loss to Iowa (11/21), but did not record any statistics • recovered a fumble at the Insight Bowl in a 14-13 loss to Iowa State (12/31).

Up and coming defensive end saw more playing time throughout the season • saw action as a reserve in 10 games • credited with seven total tackles on the season • earned first letter. Game-By-Game: made his first collegiate appearance off the bench and recorded his first career solo tackle at Bowling Green (9/6) • did not register any statistics as a reserve vs. Montana State (9/13) • credited with one solo and one assisted tackle at Ohio State (9/27) • played but did not record any statistics vs. Illinois (10/11), Purdue (10/25), Northwestern (11/1), Michigan (11/8) and Wisconsin (11/15) • collected a career high four total tackles, including his first career tackle for loss vs. Iowa (11/22) • also assisted on his first career sack against the Hawkeyes • saw action, did not record statistics vs. Kansas (12/31).


A 2007 graduate of Northfield (Minn.) High School • high school coach was Bubba Sullivan • four-star recruit ranked among the Rivals Top 250 and listed as the top player in Minnesota and the 16th-best strongside defensive end in the nation • ranked the third-best player in Minnesota by Scout • selected to the SuperPrep Midwest Team as the 33rd-best player • named to the PrepStar Midwest Region Team • the 54th-ranked running back in the nation by ESPN.com • named to recruiting expert Tom Lemming's All-Midwest Team • named to the 2006 Associated Press All-State Team • along with being a standout defensive end, also compiled 1,107 yards rushing with 13 touchdowns in 2006 • totaled 49 tackles with six tackles-for-loss and two sacks along with rushing for 618 yards and six scores on 108 carries in 2005 • selected to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Son of Anthony Carter and Carolyn Jacobs • born Nov. 16, 1988 • business and marketing education/communication studies double major.


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