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Tim Jacobs
No. 41, 34     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-04-05) April 5, 1970 (age 50)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
College: Delaware
Undrafted in 1993
Debuted in 1993 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 1997 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
* Cleveland Browns ( 1993 1995)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1997
Tackles     55
Interceptions     2
Forced fumbles     2
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Timothy Jacobs, Jr. (born April 5, 1970) is a former American football cornerback who played for five seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens, he was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 1993. He played for the Browns from 1993–1995 and the Miami Dolphins from 1996–1997.

Professional careerEdit

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Jacobs signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent following the 1993 NFL Draft. He was released prior to the start of the 1993 season,[1] but re-signed with the team and played in two games, recording one tackle. As a backup cornerback in 1994, Jacobs recorded two interceptions, including one against Drew Bledsoe of the New England Patriots.[2] He played in 10 games in 1994, recording one start and six tackles. He was re-signed to a one-year contract on July 21, 1995.[3] After he was beaten by Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed for a 41-yard touchdown on October 2, Jacobs was deactivated the next game.[4] He compiled 23 tackles in the 14 games he played in 1995.

Miami DolphinsEdit

Jacobs signed with the Miami Dolphins in June 1996.[5] He played in 12 games in 1996, forcing two fumbles and making 10 tackles. In 1997, he played in all 16 games for the Dolphins (starting one), and had 15 tackles. He was re-signed to a one-year contract on April 25, 1998,[6] but was released on August 26, 1998.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Transactions". Lawrence Journal-World. August 31, 1993. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EJQyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=weYFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4185,5308517. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  2. Todor, Rob (November 7, 1994). "Defense delivers again, 13–6". The Vindicator. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kQ5KAAAAIBAJ&sjid=SIUMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1713,4945178. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  3. "Kick Returner Gets Crash-Course Treatment". Akron Beacon Journal. July 22, 1995. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AK&s_site=ohio&p_multi=AK&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB632168F1990AA&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. Retrieved 2012-06-21. (subscription required)
  4. "Injuries Add Hurt To Insult Of Defeat". Akron Beacon Journal. October 9, 1995. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AK&s_site=ohio&p_multi=AK&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB6326ADFC42F85&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. Retrieved 2012-06-21. (subscription required)
  5. Stellino, Vito (June 23, 1996). "Sanders' arrest is latest fishy Cowboys incident". The Baltimore Sun. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1996-06-23/sports/1996175141_1_sanders-deion-ed-sutter. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  6. "Salaam Fails Physical". Lakeland Ledger. April 25, 1998. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UuRNAAAAIBAJ&sjid=N_0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=1867,1702321. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  7. Wine, Steven (August 26, 1998). "Kidd Cut From Miami". Lakeland Ledger. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=StJOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Tv0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=3445,4853126. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
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