Jakob James


Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 295
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School Elder
  • Year Freshman

Prior to Ohio State
• A three-star prospect who was among Ohio’s highest-rated offensive linemen
• Played for Elder High School and head coach Doug Ramsey
• Teammate of fellow 2020 signee TE Joe Royer
• Was a first-team All-Ohio pick in 2019 and helped Elder advance to the Division I state championship game
• A traditional power in Ohio, Elder was the Division I regional runner up in 2018
• Second-team all-district selection and first-team all-Greater Catholic League South division honoree as a junior
• Versatile enough to play guard, tackle or center

More on Jakob
• Is the son of Renea and Craig James
• His father is Elder’s offensive line coach