“I play running back, some receiver, and this year will be playing outside linebacker as well,” Lakeville South athlete Jeremiah Jacobson said to Northstar Football. “As a player I think I am very versatile. I will line up in “I” formation and run up the middle or I'll line up out by the numbers and run some fade routes. I am 6 foot 1 and hope to be 200 pounds by the season. That's pretty big for a high school running back .My speed is my biggest advantage though. My sophomore year I was third in the state for the 100m dash in track. This past season I was third in the 200m dash. I have school records for both. I run a 4.5 40 also, so it's a big confidence booster because I don't know anyone else that I play that is faster. Last season didn't go as planned for me as I really only played two games because in the very beginning of our third game I got hurt with a terrible ankle sprain. It practically took me out the rest of the season. That was disappointing because I worked so hard for that season and I had to stand on the sidelines most of the year.”
It's a new year and a new coach for Lakeville South this fall.
“This off-season has been a lot different than most. We got a new head coach and a lot of new coaches came along with him,” Jacobson explained. “He hired a new strength coach in Coach Sahli and he is very good. So this summer I have been working out Monday -Thursday at Lakeville South with him. I have a couple expectations for next year and those are that I want to rush for over 1,000 yards. I think I will contribute in the passing game more this year. As a team I expect us to be much better this year. Last year we went 1-8. Not how anyone planned it to go. After a couple injuries and a couple losses it went down hill. I expect this year to be a huge “bounce back ” season as I call it for both me and the team. We have a talented senior class and I expect to get Lakeville South back to its winning mentality and to show people we are a good team.”