Jacobsen invited to Vikings mini-camp
UW-River Falls senior nose tackle Nick Jacobsen, a three-time All-WIAC and third Team All-American in 2017, has been invited to the Minnesota Vikings' rookie mini-camp in Eagan, Minn., Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6.
Jacobsen, a Prescott native, was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's 2017 Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at UWRF this past season. He was also named First Team All-WIAC and earned D3football.com First Team All-Region honors.
Jacobsen anchored a Falcon defensive unit that led the WIAC in rushing defense, allowing opponents just 79.8 rushing yards per game. He finished the season with 28 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss and one pass break up. Jacobsen served as team captain during his senior season and was also a First Team All-WIAC selection in 2016, Second Team honoree in 2015 and was honorable mention as a freshman in 2014. He was also named the Falcons' Co-Defensive MVP this season. He finished his career with 112 total tackles, 23.5 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks and three blocked kicks.