American Football Database
Ray Jacobs
No. 83, 84, 87     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-11-21) November 21, 1939 (age 82)
Place of birth: Corsicana, Texas
Career information
College: Howard Payne University
NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 17 / Pick: 228
(By the Dallas Cowboys)
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
(By the Houston Oilers)
Debuted in 1963 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1969 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements
Games played     79
Games started     25
Fumble recoveries     2
Stats at
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Herschel Ray Jacobs (born November 21, 1938) is a former professional American football defensive tackle in the American Football League.

After playing college football at Howard Payne, he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the first round (7th overall) of the 1962 AFL draft and drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 17th round (228th overall) of the 1962 NFL draft. He played seven seasons for the Denver Broncos (1963–1966), the Miami Dolphins (1967–1968), and the Boston Patriots (1969).