Jack Jacobs

Bio

Full name: John Jacobs

Preferred name: Jack

Other nicknames: Indian Jack

Born: Aug. 7, 1919 in Holdenville, OK

Died: Jan. 12, 1974

Last Season (1956) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 186 lbs
  • Position: QB
Amateur Programs
  • Oklahoma
  • Muskogee HS (Muskogee, OK)
7 Season Career with WPG, SAR, LNDL

Active years: 1950–1956

96 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 94 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Jack Jacobs was inducted into the Player wing in 1963 (charter member) (CFHoF profile).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Jack Jacobs was inducted into the Player wing in 1984.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Ring of Honour

Jack Jacobs was inducted into the Player wing in 2017.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Jack Jacobs was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T2139th,
80th percentile,
5 CFL seasons)
3 teams 94
(Rank: T1720th,
84th percentile,
74 CFL games)
0 2
1950 WPG QB, K 27 12 -- 1
1951 WPG QB, K 27 14 -- 0
1952 WPG QB, K 27 16 -- 0
1953 WPG QB 27 16 -- 1
1954 WPG QB, K 87 16 -- 0
1955 SAR QB 27 12 -- 0
1956 LNDL QB 8 -- 0
  • London Lords (Jan. 1, 1956 – Dec. 31, 1957)

Jack Jacobs's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season2211920.591444287
Playoffs62400.333114133
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Backfield