Jacob Maxson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Visalia, Calif.

High School:
Redwood HS '07

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 280

Position:
DT

Major:
English

2010: Credited for 7 tackles (2 solos, 5 assists) in 8 games... Had 2.0 tackles for losses of 5 yards, including a 4-yard sack... Enjoyed a pair of 2-tackle games: 0-2-2 vs. San Diego and 1-1-2 vs. South Dakota... Sacked Jackrabbits' Dante Warren early in 4th quarter.

2009: ALL-GREAT WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Won T. PALMER MOODY AWARD as team's outstanding sophomore... Finished T5th on team and led defensive line with 36 tackles (19 solos, 17 assists)... Posted team-leading 7.5 tackles for losses of 35 yards, including 3.5 sacks for 27 yards... Had 24 of his season's 36 tackles in final five games, including season-high 5-2-7 vs. Cal Poly... Blocked Sam Sawyer's PAT attempt in overtime at South Dakota State, earning him GWC Defensive Player of the Week honors... Twice earned team's Defensive POW award: Portland State (tied) and Cal Poly... Delivered 3.0 TFLs (10 yds) vs. Western Oregon.

2008: Appeared in all 12 games, listing as No. 2 right tackle on season-ending depth chart... Recorded 16 total tackles (8 solos, 8 assists), including 4.0 stops for losses of 16 yards... Had first collegiate sack vs. Iona, a 7-yarder vs. Warren Smith... Added a 2-yard TFL in that game... Tallied season-best 5 tackles (3-2-5) at San Jose State.

2007: Redshirted... Named Scout Defense Player of the Week after Northeastern game.

REDWOOD HS '07: Compiled more than 100 tackles in each of his junior and senior seasons... Had 89 tackles as a sophomore... Selected to CBS47's All-Junior Team in 2005, All-Senior Team in 2006... Also excelled in wrestling, capturing West Yosemite League and Central Section titles as a senior heavyweight... Ranked among top eight in state in 2007... Won WYL and finished second at sections as a junior 215-pounder... Ranked in state's top 10 in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in Delaware, Ohio... Majoring in English... Parents are Paul & Jenifer Maxson... Older siblings, Matthew and Jessica, attend GWC rival Cal Poly... Moment in history he would have liked to witness: Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.