2009 - Saw action in five games ... Played right tackle in the opener against San Diego State and at Washington State ... Started at right guard against Arizona State ... Started at right guard at USC and played the entire game, including a few plays at center ... Opened at center in the bowl win over Temple
2008 - Appeared in eight games with seven starts at center ... Saw his first game action at BYU (game two) in relief of Micah Reed who had been injured ... He started and played the entire game against Arizona, Fresno State, Washington State, Oregon, Stanford, Cal and Oregon State.
2007 - Did not see action in his second year in the program.
2006 - Did not see action in his first year in the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three years at Paraclete HS in Lancaster, CA for coaches Dan Lyon and Jeff Jambretz ... PrepStar All-American ... Named a four-star recruit by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 4 nationally among centers by rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 1 offensive lineman in California by rivals.com ... Rated a four-star recruit by scout.com ... Ranked 38th in the nation as an offensive lineman by scout.com ... Ranked 26th among offensive guards by ESPN.com ... Member of scout.com Western 100 (No. 29) ... No. 1-ranked offensive lineman in California, and No. 2 in the West Region by scout.com ... SuperPrep All-Far West selection ... Cal-Hi Sports first-team All-State selection ... Orange County Register Fab 15 second team ... First-team All-Valley High Desert ... Played in the CaliFlorida Bowl as the starting center ... Captain of his high school football team ... Voted MVP on offense ... Made 29 tackles as a senior on defense ... Also lettered three years in baseball (3B/1B) for coaches Allen Adams and Matt Reese ... Three year all-league selection in both football and baseball.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Jacob Andrew Dean ... Born: June 30, 1988 in Santa Monica, CA ... Parents: Robert and Lisa Dean ... Has one brother, Luke, and one sister, Rachel... Biggest thrill in sports is being able to attend UCLA ... Famous athlete he patterns his style of play after is the NFL's Brian Urlacher ... Hobbies include snowboarding, surfing and baseball ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2006 and Spring 2008 ... History major.