A powerful offensive lineman who is listed as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Rival and 247Sports ... Listed as the No. 9 player in the state of Oklahoma and the No. 44 player at his position by Rivals ... 247Sports and ESPN both also rate him as a top-15 player in Oklahoma, as he is ranked No. 15 and No. 12, respectively.
High School: Played for coach Jim Dixon at Sulphur High School ... Anchored and led an offensive line that put up 571 points during the 2017 season ... Also helped lead Sulphur to an appearance in the Class 3A state semifinals ... Competed in the Oklahoma state playoffs all four years, advancing past the first round in each of the past three seasons ... Sulphur won 30 games over his final three seasons as a high school competitor, including 12 during his senior season ... Named all-district offensive lineman of the year, as well as an Ardmoreite All-State Athelete ... Competed in track and field as well, primarily in throwing competitions ... Recorded a personal-best 50’ 5.5” shot put during the 2017 OSSAA Class 4A Regionals to advanced to the state championships, where he finished sixth with a 48’ 11” attempt ... His 89’ 9” discus throw in 2016 was good for ninth place at the OSSAA 4A Regionals and also marked his personal record in the event ... Played basketball and baseball as well ... Part of the National Honor Society and Principal’s Honor Roll.
Personal: Jacob Farrell was born Jan. 1, 2000, in Ardmore, Oklahoma ... Son of Johnny Darin Farrell and Sarah Farrell … Grandfather, Larry Gunter, Sr., and uncle, Jerry Gunter, both played football at East Central University ... Plans to study sports management and coaching science.