Player Details


Andrew Jacobson


6' 2"


185 lbs

Date of Birth

9.24.1985 (38)


Palo Alto, CA USA


Career Summary
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<em>Photographer: Anthony Chiang<br />
Grooming: Barbara Guillaume, Joanna Hathcock, and Mike Evans<br />
Styling: Kathryn Knox<br />
Assistant Stylist: Lindsey Higgins</em><br>


In a trade with Philadelphia on Feb. 18, 2011.


2013: Registered career highs in goals (3) and shots (40)… Ranked sixth on the team in minutes played (2292) and fourth in games started (27)… First goal of the season came in the 34th minute of a 3-2 win over the Houston Dynamo on 3/17… Second goal of the season was also scored in the 34th minute, a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC on 4/6… His third goal of the season, scored in the 88th minute, ignited a comeback in an eventual 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on 6/22. 2012: Jacobson (31) tied Zach Loyd for the most games started for FC Dallas in 2012… He also played the second-most minutes (2,597) of any FC Dallas player last season. That ranks 15th all-time in franchise history for minutes played in single season. Jacobson scored one goal, which came in a 5-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on July 21. His only assist of the season came in a 1-1 draw against Toronto on July 4. 2011: Jacobson led FC Dallas in assists (5) during his first season with the club... He had two assists, including a game-winner in the 85th minute of a 2-1 win over Chivas USA on June 18... Jacobson’s second game-winning assist came in the 18th minute of a 1-0 win against Seattle in front of 36,026 spectators... Played the ninth-most minutes of any FC Dallas player across all competitions (2437). 2010: After being acquired by Philadelphia in the 2009 Expansion Draft, Jacobson started 13 of 25 games and played a total of 1,294 minutes for the Union. 2009: Jacobson made 17 appearances, totaling 845 minutes in the midfield for D.C. United... Jacobson scored one goal during the 2009 season. The goal came in a 2-1 win over the Harrisburg City Islanders in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals. 2008: Jacobson played with FC Lorient of France’s Ligue 1 and was named to the U.S. National Futsal Team roster, playing in four matches at the Futsal World Cup in Brazil.


He was a NSCAA First Team All-American, a member of the All-Far West First Team and PAC-10 Player of the Year as a senior at Cal. He had 11 goals and 13 assists in 83 appearances for the Bears.


Jacobson was a Legal Studies major who would like to become a lawyer... Mother, Cindy, graduated from Cornell and is now a nurse... Sister, Melanie, graduated from UC Davis.