McKay Jacobson, class of 2006, was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in Southlake as a Dragon.
In Jacobson’s 7th grade year Coach Todd Dodge became the head football coach at Southlake Carroll and it was that year that McKay decided he wanted to be a WR. In high school McKay played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track. He was a UIL state track finalist in the 200M in 2004 and posted a personal best time of 21.56 in the 200M. During McKay’s 4 years in high school the varsity football teams collectively posted a 63-1 record, winning three 5-A state championships. In 2002 McKay was elevated to the varsity team as a freshman at the start of the playoffs.
As a three-year starter from 2003 to 2005, Jacobson finished his career with school records in both receptions (204) and yards (3,019). In 2005, his senior year, after posting 99 receptions, 1,631 yards and 19 touchdowns Jacobson was chosen as the team’s top offensive player, first team all-state, and the state’s 5A wide receiver of the year, helping the Dragons secure back-to-back state titles and their 3rd state title in a four-year time span.
After Southlake Carroll, McKay served a two-year church mission in Sapporo, Japan, and was a four-year starter on Brigham Young University’s football team. Upon graduating with a BA in Japanese from BYU he signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011.
McKay earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University with an emphasis in Finance. He works for FTI Consulting, focusing his efforts on Turnaround and Restructuring consulting and is based in the firm’s Dallas office. McKay has a son, Benjamin.
November 21, 2021