Maryland WR Taivon Jacobs out for the season with knee injury

Monday September 1st, 2014

Maryland coach Randy Edsall said on Twitter that sophomore wide receiver Taivon Jacobs will miss the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in the first quarter of Saturday's win over James Madison.

Jacobs, a former three-star recruit from District Heights, Md., redshirted last season but was listed as a backup at receiver on the Terrapins' depth chart.

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Notice of Jacobs' injury comes three days after Maryland announced that Taivon's brother Levern Jacobs, who was listed as a starter at receiver, is suspended for the season.

The Terrapins' next game is Saturday against South Florida.

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