|Hometown:||Corpus Christi, Texas|
|High School:||Home schooled|
Jacob arrived on the Tech campus in 2009 and asked for a chance to play football for the Golden Eagles...a walk-on addition to the team, he worked at left tackle as a redshirt in his first season...great size...he's working diligently to develop his strength...did not participate in any organized football...home-schooled throughout elementary and secondary grades...family served as missionaries in Dominican Republic...lived in that country from 1998 to 2008...played one year in the Dominican baseball league...self-taught in football...learned the game playing backyard games with his older brother, Joshua, and younger brothers Caleb and Benjamin.
AT TECH -- (In 2009): A walk-on member of the team...redshirt season while beginning the task of learning to play in the offensive line.
PERSONAL: The son of Aaron and Stacy Hoot...born July 5, 1988 in Corpus Christi, Texas...full name is Jacob Matthew Hoot...studying elementary education...accomplished singer, he sang the national anthem to open the 2010 OVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Tucker Stadium.