Northmont's Jestin Jacobs makes a tackle against Pickerington Central on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Pickerington. David Jablonski/Staff
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Northmont linebacker commits to Iowa Hawkeyes

Jestin Jacobs recorded 67 tackles as a junior

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Jacobs, a class of 2019 recruit, had received offers from Cincinnati, Iowa State, Michigan State, Northwestern and many other schools. He’s a three-star recruit, according to, and ranks 20th among Ohio recruits in the 2019 class.

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Last season at Northmont, Jacobs recorded 67 tackles, forced three fumbles, recovered three fumbles and intercepted a pass. He had 3½ sacks.