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Former Wisconsin LB Leon Jacobs drafted by Jaguars

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Former Wisconsin LB Leon Jacobs was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jacobs played in 59 Badger football games - the most by a player in FBS history In 18 career starts, Jacobs made 142 total tackles - including 15.5 TFLs and 6.5 sacks - and recorded 3 interceptions.

In 2017, the outside linebacker started all 14 games, notching 60 tackles - including 35 solo stops - 9.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks.

Jacobs impressed scouts at the NFL combine, after running a 4.48 40-yard dash, the second-fastest among linebackers.

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