Josh Jacobs Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Family, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

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Who is Josh Jacobs?

Josh Jacobs (born February 11, 1998) is an American football running back for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and was drafted by the Raiders in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Josh Jacobs Biography, Wiki

Josh is 22 years old as of 2020, he was born on February 11, 1998, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

Josh Jacobs is a famous American football player who was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He is currently known as the running back playing for the Oakland Raiders under the National Football League (NFL).

Josh graduated from McLain High School where he had achieved 5,372 yards and 46 touchdowns as his high school career points.

From there, Josh proceeded to the University of Alabama where he is currently playing college football. He was homeless in middle school because his family was struggling to pay the bills and put food on the table. However, that did not bring him down.

As a freshman at Alabama in 2016, Jacobs split time with Bo Scarbrough and Damien Harris, rushing 85 times for 567 yards and four touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2017, he had 284 yards on 46 carries with one touchdown.

After the season it was revealed that Jacobs had been playing on a broken ankle for most of the season. As a junior, Jacobs was named the MVP of the 2018 SEC Championship Game after rushing for 83 yards with two touchdowns.

Josh Jacobs Biography Wikipedia
Josh Jacobs
Real NameJosh Jacobs
Nick NameJosh
Profession American professional football player
EthnicityWhite
Marital StatusUnmarried
Wife/Girlfriend NameNot Known
Children NameN/A
Physical Status 
Age23 Year Old
Height (Approx.)In centimeters- 177 cm approx
In meters- 1.77 m
In Feet Inches-5’10”
Weight (Approx.)In Kilograms-105 kg approx
In Pounds- 231 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Shoe SizeNot Known
Personal Information
Date of Birth 11 February 1998
Birth PlaceTulsa, Oklahoma
Zodiac SignCapricorn
ReligionChristian
NationalityAmerican
School NameMcLain High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma
College NameAlabama University
QualificationsNot Known
Family Profile
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Siblings NameNot Known
Career 
Source Of Income Football Player
Net Worth, SalaryNot Known

Josh Jacobs Family

Josh Jacobs grew up in a two-parent household in Tulsa until he was 8 years old. His father, Marty, and mother, Lachelle, separated in 2006 and they eventually divorced.

Josh wanted to stay with his father, who worked in local warehouses doing shipping and receiving, but his father told him and his other four children to remain with their mother as the parents fought for custody.

Josh heeded his father’s orders, but he didn’t like living with his mom one bit. He argued with his mother constantly and accused her of misusing the child support Marty provided.

Josh Jacobs Career

Jacobs made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. In the game, Jacobs rushed 23 times for 85 yards and two touchdowns and caught one pass for 28 yards in the 24-16 victory. In the next game against the Kansas City Chiefs, he rushed 12 times for 99 yards as the Raiders lost by a score of 28-10.

Three weeks later against the Chicago Bears at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Jacobs rushed 26 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns and caught 3 passes for 20 yards in the 24-21 win. During Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers, he rushed 21 times for 124 yards in the 42-24 road loss. Two weeks later against the Detroit Lions, Jacobs rushed 28 times for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the 31–24 victory.

After just the eighth game of the season, Jacobs set the Raiders rookie record for rushing yards in a season with 740, surpassing Marcus Allen’s old record of 697. In the next game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football, Jacobs rushed for 71 yards and the game-winning touchdown and caught five passes for 30 yards.

In Week 11 against the Cincinnati Bengals, Jacobs rushed 23 times for 112 yards in the 17–10 win. In Week 13 against the Kansas City Chiefs, Jacobs rushed 17 times for 104 yards in the 40–9 loss. During the game, Jacobs became the first running back in Raiders’ history to rush for 1,000 yards in a rookie season.

Jacobs missed three of the last four games of the season due to a shoulder injury and skin infection. Jacobs finished the 2019 season with 1,150 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns.

As a freshman at Alabama in 2016, Jacobs split time with Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough, rushing 85 times for 567 yards and four touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2017, he had 284 yards on 46 carries with one touchdown.

After the season, it was revealed that he had been playing on a broken ankle for most of the season. As a junior, he was named the MVP of the 2018 SEC Championship Game after rushing for 83 yards with two touchdowns.

The Oakland Raiders selected Jacobs in the first round (24th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. Jacobs was selected with one of the first-round picks acquired from the Chicago Bears in the September 2018 Khalil Mack trade. He signed his four-year rookie contract with the team on July 9, 2019.

Josh Jacobs Marriage Life

Josh likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Josh has a son named Braxton, who was born in the same year Josh committed to Alabama. Marty is grateful that his son, Jacobs, is doing as much for his child as he tried to do for Josh.

Josh Jacobs Net Worth and Salary

He signed a 4year contract with the Oakland Raiders. The contract is worth $11,933,398 and it includes a $6,698,836 signing bonus. It also guarantees him $11,933,398 as salary but his annual salary is $2,983,350. Sources have confirmed that Jacobs is currently earning a base salary worth $1,037,427.

Josh Jacobs FAQ’s

Who is Josh Jacobs?

Joshua Jacobs (born February 11, 1998) is an American football running back for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and was drafted by the Raiders in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

How old is Josh Jacobs?

Josh Jacobs is currently 23 years old.

What is Josh Jacobs’s salary?

Sources have confirmed that Jacobs is currently earning a base salary worth $1,037,427.

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