Garner Cleveland: Sports

Zach Jacobs of Cleveland High to play football for Dodge City Community College

Zach Jacobs signs with Dodge City Community College with (seated) his dad, John Jacobs, (standing, from left) Cleveland athletics director Jamie Lee, head football coach Scott Riley and principal Kendrick Byrd.
Zach Jacobs signs with Dodge City Community College with (seated) his dad, John Jacobs, (standing, from left) Cleveland athletics director Jamie Lee, head football coach Scott Riley and principal Kendrick Byrd. Courtesy of Cleveland High School Athletics

Parents: Amy and John Jacobs

High School: Cleveland

Height: 6-foot-4

Also Considered: Elizabeth City State University, Mars Hill University, UNC Pembroke

Why Dodge City? “A chance to better myself.”

Major: Sports Medicine

Notable: Zach was named Lineman of the Year in the Two Rivers Conference. Jacobs was also named to the East roster for the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game this summer. ... He was part of the school baseball, basketball and golf teams during his high school career. … Zach has been part of a young football program that has obtained more than its fair share of success, something he remembers proudly, “Winning conference championships all three years and beating Garner as a sophomore.” ... He wants to improve his off the ball speed as he enters college football.

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