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6-3 / 283
Did not play, spending the season as a varsity reserve performer.
Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
A three-year starter and letterwinner on the defensive line for Richardson (Texas) High School, was named to all-district and all-conference teams as a junior and senior...Earned area Top 100 recognition from the Dallas Morning News...Was team defensive MVP and linebacker of the year in 2005...Credited with 124 tackles, including 75 unassisted, as a senior...Also lettered two years in baseball...High school football coach was Harry Everett.
Given name Jacob Stewart Mechler...Born Sept. 23, 1987, in Dallas, Texas...Son of Bill and Anne Mechler...Has one brother...Majoring in health and exercise science...Hometown: Richardson, Texas.