Leon Jacobs named co-Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Leon Jacobs, Wisconsin

Sr., LB, San Pedro, Calif./Golden Valley

  • Recovered a pair of fumbles and scored the first touchdown of his career on a 21-yard fumble recovery in the third quarter of Wisconsin’s victory over Iowa
  • Added four tackles and a sack in the contest, which marked his school-record 55th career game
  • Anchored a Wisconsin defense that surrendered just 66 total yards to Iowa, the fewest yards ever allowed against a Big Ten opponent in program history
  • Earns his second career Defensive Player of the Week honor and second of the season
  • Last Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week: Leon Jacobs (Oct. 16, 2017)

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