NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Nick Jacobsen, DL, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
- Nick Jacobsen
- University of Wisconsin River Falls
- Instagram: @njakes91
- Facebook: Nick Jacobsen
What is your name?
- Nick Jacobsen.
Where did you play College Football?
- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
What position do you play?
- Defensive Line.
What is your height/weight?
- 6’3” 310 lbs.
Did you play any other sports growing up? If so, what were they?
- Yes, Track and Basketball.
Who is the toughest player you have competed against in College?
- Ryan Ramcyzk.
Are you listening to music before a game? If so, what?
- Typically it would be country, but I’m not very picky when it comes to pregame music
Do you have any superstitions before a game? If so, what are they?
- No. None.
Who is your role model & why?
- My brother. Always been a big supporter of me and I have learned a lot on how he has handled the challenges faced in his life.
While in College, what has been your favorite & least favorite class?
- My favorite Class- Sociology of Sport and Leisure.
- Least Favorite Class- Accounting.
Outside of Football, what has been your favorite experience while in College?
- The people I have met over the years.
Growing up, who was your favorite NFL Team & NFL player, & why
- Favorite team was the Vikings and favorite player was Harrison Smith because the passion he plays with makes him fun to watch.
Who do you choose, Jordan or LeBron?
Are you a PS4 or Xbox One guy? What games are you playing right now?
- PS4, Currently playing Fortnite.
What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin River Falls?
- Our homecoming game my sophomore season against Lacrosse when we won in overtime on a blocked extra point.
If you could be in any movie of your choice, what would it be & what character would you play?
- Any of the James Bond movies, I would be James bond.
If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who are they?
- Randy Moss, Brantley Gilbert, Will Farrell
If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose & why?
- Jackie Robinson, to better understand his path and the challenges he had to face
Who is your favorite superhero & why?
- Superman, Nothing he can’t do.
What is your definition of hard work?
- Doing everything to the best of your ability no matter who is watching.
What is the most unexpected lesson you learned while in College?
- How to manage my free time.
What is something you wish you could go back & tell yourself as a High School Freshman?
- Keep all options and doors open, and go on all visits possible.
Why do you wear #91?
- It was the only number for DL not taken when I came as a freshman and stuck with me ever since.
What is the best part of your hometown, Prescott, WI?
- The people that I grew up with.
Are you binge watching anything on Netflix or Hulu right now?
- The Office for a third time.
If you had one free hour each day, how would you choose to use it?
- Golfing with my friends.
If you could sack one NFL QB, past or present, who would it be & why?
- Tom Brady, one of the best.
If you could give NFL scouts three words to describe the type of man they are getting in Nick Jacobsen, what would they be?
- Dedicated, Hard working, competitive.