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Former Marion County Warrior Signs with the NFL’s New York Giants

Former Marion County Warrior Jacob Saylors is headed back to the NFL as he has signed with the New York Giants.

The 23 year-old Saylors just finished playing for the St. Louis Battlehawks of the UFL where he was the second leading rusher in the league with 461 yards on 94 carries. He scored 8 touchdowns, 5 on the ground and 3 receiving. Saylors had 23 receptions for 152 yards.

Saylors was a three-sport athlete at Marion County High School (football, basketball, baseball).

In football, he was a four-year starter for the Warriors, where he racked up over four,100 yards and 74 touchdowns while also adding 18 interceptions … He finished with 1,795 yards and 126 carries with 36 touchdowns his senior season … He helped Marion County to three straight Class 2A state championship games and was a three-time all-state selection.

He went on to star for East Tennessee St., earning the FCS Third Team All-America team his junior year. Saylors finished with 3,861 rushing yards and 33 touchdowns on the ground at ETSU and 779 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

Saylors has already had a taste of the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons and this past season with the Cincinnati Bengals.