Jacob Nesbit - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#5 Jacob Nesbit

INF | R-Jr. | 6-0 | 180 | R/R | Coppell, Texas | Coppell HS

Redshirt Junior (2021)
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Played in 43 games with 19 starts (16 at third base, two at second base, one at shortstop), slashing .205/.341/.288 (15-for-73) with two home runs and 14 RBI on the year … Scored 12 runs while drawing 13 walks and two hit-by-pitches … Had three-multi hit games and four multi-RBI games during the year … Recorded a season-long four-game hitting streak … Season-long reached base streak of four consecutive games … Posted a .933 fielding percentage, committing three errors in 45 chances … Swatted a three-run homer, his first dinger of the season, against Murray State (March 7) … Drove in a season-best five runs on two hits, including a grand slam, against Memphis (March 23), in the Hogs’ 14-1 win … Made his first and only start at shortstop against UAPB (April 14), collecting two RBI and two runs scored … Entered as a pinch runner against NJIT (June 4) in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional before taking over at third base and driving in two runs on a single … Part of a Razorback offense that hit a school-record 109 home runs in 2021 … Helped Arkansas set a school record in fielding percentage with a .980 mark for the year.

Redshirt Sophomore (2020)
Started all 16 games of the 2020 season, 15 at third base and one at second … Put together a .259/.397/.348 line at the plate over 58 at-bats … Recorded 15 hits, six for extra bases, with five doubles and a homer … Brought in nine runs and scored eight of his own, picking up eight free passes via four walks, while getting hit-by-a-pitch a team-high four times … Produced five hits in the opening series against Eastern Illinois (Feb. 14-16), with a hit in all three games, including a 3-for-5 performance in the middle contest on Feb. 15 … Posted a double, two RBIs and a run scored in each of the last two games against the Panthers, finishing the opening weekend of the season with a .417 clip at the plate … Tallied a hit in each of the first five games, finishing with two knocks, a walk, an RBI and a run scored against Gonzaga (Feb. 20-23) … Racked up four hits in Houston at the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic (Feb. 28-March 1), three for extra bases with two doubles and a home run … Named to the All-Tournament team by the media covering the Shriners College Classic … Went 2-for-3 vs. Oklahoma, hitting his first home run of the year in the fifth inning on a 3-2 count to give the Hogs a 3-2 lead … Threw down a double in each of the next three games, carrying it to Arkansas’ first midweek game of the year against Illinois State on March 3, driving in a run in the process … Had two hits against South Alabama (March 6-8), driving in one run and scoring twice … Recorded an RBI single against Grand Canyon on March 10, also had a walk and a HBP in the second game against GCU the next day … Part of an offense that finished with a .310 average at the plate with 175 hits and 118 runs scored in 2020.

Redshirt Freshman (2019)
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Played in 64 games, starting 61 at third base and hit .255 with 54 hits, 10 doubles, three home runs and 42 RBIs … Also walked 26 times and stole seven bases, one of six Razorbacks to steal seven or more during the season … Only made four errors at third base for a .964 fielding percentage, one in non-conference play … Hit .217 in SEC play, including five doubles, all three of his home runs and 23 RBIs … Finished the season with 12 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games … Had a team-best 15-game hit streak from March 6-26 where he hit .412 with four extra-base hits (3 doubles, 1 home run) and 15 RBIs … It was the longest hit streak by a Razorback since Tyler Spoon had a hit in 16-straight games back in 2015 and tied for the second-longest in the SEC in 2019 … Also stole three bases during that stretch … Reached base in a team-best 24-straight games to start the year (Feb. 16-March 30) … Named the SEC Freshman of the Week after helping the Razorbacks split a two-game midweek series at No. 9 Texas and a road series win at Alabama where he went 8-for-19 (.421) and completing his 15-game hit streak … Turned in a career-high six RBIs against No. 18 Tennessee (4/26), part of a 3-for-3 game with a run scored, one double and one home run.

Freshman (2018)
Redshirt season.

High School
Played for head coach Kendall Clark at Coppell HS … Ranked No. 31 overall in the state of Texas by Perfect Game and the No. 4 shortstop … Batted .294 with 21 RBI, 15 runs, four doubles and one home run as a junior … Went .354 at the plate as a sophomore with 26 stolen bases … Also added seven doubles, four triples and 15 RBI in 2015 … Named UIL All-District 7-6A Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore … Third Team Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American as a junior.

June 2, 1998