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Gators sign JUCO defensive tackle Damien Jacobs



Damien Jacobs, a 6-foot-4, 310 pound defensive tackle, has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gators, coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday. Jacobs is expected to enroll in January and participate in spring drills.

At East Mississippi Community College Jacobs was part of a team that won the 2011 NJCAA Football Championship Game over Arizona Western College. This season, he had 47 tackles, 8 tackles-for-loss, 4 QB hurries, 2 sacks and 2 fumble recoveries. 

A Houma, La., native, Jacobs was a three-star prospect coming out of high school. He originally committed to Florida State in 2010 but never enrolled and spent the past two seasons at EMCC.


[Last modified: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 4:16pm]


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