Josh Jacobs Biography
Josh Jacobs (Joshua Jacobs) is an American football player born February 11, 1998. He is a football running back for the Oakland Raiders.
Josh Jacobs Age
He was born on February 11, 1998 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He is 24 years old as of 2022.
Josh Jacobs Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) weighing 220 lb (100 kg).
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 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.
“My father would give her a stack of money,” Jacobs said. “She would go out and spend it and we’d be eating Salvation Army food. I would ask her how she could go spend that money and not have good food for us to eat. She didn’t like that, how I rebelled and spoke up. So, she kicked me out.”
Later, Marty gained custody after Lachelle agreed to let him have the kids
Josh Jacobs Girlfriend
Jacobs is currently in a relationship with the beautiful Joy Gentry, they have been dating since 2016.
Josh Jacobs Son
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 Salary
From the contract with the Oakland Raiders, ajaosh will earns a base salary of $2,122,281 while carrying a cap hit of $3,796,990 and a dead cap value of $3,796,990.
Josh Jacobs Net Worth
Jacobs has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $10 million.
Josh Jacobs Contract
Jacobs signed a contract of 4 years with the Oakland Raiders of $11,933,398 which includes a $6,698,836 signing bonus and an average annual salary of $2,983,350.
Josh Jacobs High School
He attended McLain High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During Jacobs’ high school career he had 5,372 yards and 56 touchdowns. He then committed to the University of Alabama to play college football.
Josh Jacobs College
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 Injury
Jacobs sustained a hand injury during a game with the Rams. The injury did seem to affect his practice in the field.
Josh Jacobs Fantasy
Jacobs has acaually been the best running back in the NFL this season, he is the RB1 for the year with points averaging 20.1 half-point PPR fantasy points per game.
Josh Jacobs Draft
Jacobs was selected by the Raiders in the first round (24th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. The pick was originally acquired from the Chicago Bears in a trade that sent Khalil Mack to Chicago.