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Jacob Saylors



Experience: R

Height: 5-10

Age: 23

Weight: 199 lbs

College: East Tennessee State


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  • Spent the 2023 offseason with the Cincinnati Bengals.


  • Played five seasons (2018-22) at East Tennessee State in Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Appeared in 51 games, amassing 3,851 rushing yards on 608 carries (6.3 avg.) and 33 rushing touchdowns. Also caught 91 passes for 781 yards (8.6 avg.) and three receiving touchdowns.
  • Named First-Team All-Southern Conference, Associated Press FCS second-team All-American, first-team All-SoCon and SoCon Player of the Week.
  • Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team.
  • Played in 11 games in 2022 and recorded 225 rushing attempts for 1,307 yards and 15 touchdowns. Also caught 21 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown.
  • Appeared in all 13 games (five starts) in 2021 and rushed for 1,019 on 143 carries and 10 touchdowns. Also set the school record for single-game rushing yards with 266 in a win over Western Carolina.
  • Played in five games during the 2021 spring season that was shortened to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Appeared in 11 games (five starts) in 2019 and tallied 653 rushing yards on 112 attempts and four touchdowns in addition to 16 catches for 150 receiving yards.
  • As a true freshman in 2018, saw action in 11 games and rushed for 615 yards on 86 carries and four rushing touchdowns. Also caught 23 passes for 219 yards in addition to returning 17 kicks for a total of 371 yards.


  • Attended Marion County High School in Jasper, Tenn.
  • Totaled over 4,100 yards offensively with 74 career touchdowns. Also had 18 interceptions as a defensive back.
  • Was a three-time all-state selection and helped Marion County to three straight Class 2A state championship games.
  • As a senior in 2017, he rushed for 1,795 yards on 126 attempts and 36 touchdowns.
  • Also played basketball and baseball.
  • Majored in engineering technology.
  • Son of Jeanetta Brophy.