Tramain Jacobs
No. --     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-05-20) May 20, 1992 (age 28)
Career information
College: Texas A&M
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 2014)
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     3
Interceptions     0
Forced fumbles     0
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Tramain Jacobs (born May 20, 1992) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He first enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College before transferring to Texas A&M University. He attended Covington High School in Covington, Louisiana.[1] He has been a member of the Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts and Detroit Lions.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Jacobs participated in football and track and field for the Covington High School Lions. He was named first-team Louisiana Class 5A All-State as a kick returner his senior year and was ranked as the No. 6 DB nationally by SuperPrep. He placed in the region triple jump meet in track.[2]

College career[edit | edit source]

Jacobs first played college football for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College from 2010 to 2011. He recorded 34 tackles, 13 pass deflections and two interceptions in 2011. He also recovered two fumbles, returning one for a touchdown, and totaled 616 yards and one touchdown on 28 punt and kickoff returns.[2]

Jacobs transferred to play for the Texas A&M Aggies from 2012 to 2013. He played in 26 games for the Aggies, totaling 55 tackles, 13 pass deflections and two interceptions.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 182 lb 4.50 s 1.57 s 2.56 s 4.31 s 7.07 s 32½ in 9 ft 6 in 7 reps

Baltimore Ravens[edit | edit source]

Jacobs was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on May 12, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[3][4] He made his NFL debut on November 9, 2014 against the Tennessee Titans.[5] He was released by the Ravens on August 31, 2015.[6]

New York Giants[edit | edit source]

Jacobs was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on September 15, 2015.[7] On November 7, 2015, he was elevated to the active roster. He was waived by the Giants on November 16 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on November 23, 2015.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on December 8, 2015.[9] He was released by the Giants on August 4, 2016.[10]

Oakland Raiders[edit | edit source]

Jacobs signed with the Oakland Raiders on August 5, 2016.[11] On August 29, 2016, he was released by the Raiders.[12]

Toronto Argonauts[edit | edit source]

Jacobs signed with the Toronto Argonauts on March 14, 2017.[13] He was released by the Argonauts on June 18, 2017.[14]

Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]

On August 8, 2017, Jacobs signed with the Detroit Lions.[15] He was waived/injured on September 1, 2017, and placed on injured reserve.[16] He was released on September 5, 2017.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Folsom native and Covington alum Otis Jacobs hopes to make NFL dream come true". nola.com. June 16, 2014. http://www.nola.com/community/st-tammany/index.ssf/2014/06/otis_tramain_jacobs_undrafted.html. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "TRAMAIN JACOBS". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/team/roster/Tramain-Jacobs/3875b9d1-8bbb-4e5d-a84f-26d61042b55e. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  3. "Ravens Sign 17 Undrafted Free Agents". May 12, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807071740/http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-17-Undrafted-Free-Agents/058fa495-45d3-487a-883e-63f019d16649. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  4. "Tramain Jacobs". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141204202330/http://www.kffl.com/player/30021/nfl/news. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  5. "Tramain Jacobs". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/J/JacoTr00/gamelog//. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  6. Zrebiec, Jeff (August 31, 2015). "Ravens release eight players as roster cutdown begins". baltimoresun.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150831183744/http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-baltimore-ravens-release-eight-players-as-roster-cutdown-begins-20150831-story.html. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  7. Kratch, James (September 15, 2015). "Giants sign defensive back Tramain Jacobs to practice squad". nj.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150924030141/http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2015/09/giants_sign_defensive_back_tramain_jacobs_to_pract.html. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  8. "TRAMAIN JACOBS". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on November 24, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151124153527/http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/tramain-jacobs-player-transactions. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
  9. Eisen, Michael (December 8, 2015). "Giants place LS Zak DeOssie, TE Larry Donnell on IR". Archived from the original on December 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151209192046/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-place-LS-Zak-DeOssie-TE-Larry-Donnell-on-IR/413a5111-8641-445f-98ce-c8b0f7be38e8. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  10. Eisen, Michael (August 4, 2016). "CB Leon Hall adds more depth to Giants secondary". giants.com. Archived from the original on August 5, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160805181355/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/CB-Leon-Hall-adds-more-depth-to-Giants-secondary/a6a90727-9694-4416-b87c-8d25997db656. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  11. "Raiders Claim DB Tramain Jacobs and LB Lenny Jones via Waivers". raiders.com. August 5, 2016. http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Claim-DB-Tramain-Jacobs-and-LB-Lenny-Jones-via-Waivers/86dfa15f-37a0-477e-85ce-830c994803b6. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  12. "Oakland Raiders Announce Transactions". August 29, 2016. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170909054921/https://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Oakland-Raiders-Announce-Transactions/d0baa318-9cb7-4da1-adec-9cb005e8b8a1?sf34622222=1.
  13. "SIGNING: ARGOS ADD BROOKS, JACOBS AND WILDER JR.". argonauts.ca. March 14, 2017. http://www.argonauts.ca/2017/03/14/argos-add-international-trio/. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  14. "CFL TRANSACTIONS". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 8, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170808194742/https://www.cfl.ca/transactions/. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  15. "Lions sign free agents CB Tramain Jacobs and WR Dez Stewart". August 8, 2017. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/article-1/Lions-sign-free-agents-CB-Tramain-Jacobs-and-WR-Dez-Stewart/eccd6054-84b5-4550-9260-59674cb8618f.
  16. "Lions announce roster moves". September 1, 2017. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-announce-roster-moves/b57443b3-eaf9-45f0-9f9b-80017a665f01.

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