Joel Jacobs - Patriot's tight end turned stock market, wealth management professional and entrepreneur.
August 18, 2004, FOXBOROUGH, Mass.- The New England Patriots announced the signing of tight end Joel Jacobs today. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The team also traded rookie free agent linebacker Quinn Dorsey to the Chicago Bears for an undisclosed draft choice.
Jacobs, 23, originally signed with the St. Louis Rams as a rookie free agent out of Nebraska-Kearney on June 2, 2004. The Mullen, Nebraska native caught 66 balls for 623 yards and six touchdowns during his career. He is one of only three players in school history to earn first-team All-RMAC honors three times. Last year, he was credited with 27 receptions for 228 yards. After the season ended, Jacobs worked out with former NFL tight end Russ Francis.
Established in 2006, Dismal River Club has attracted fervent golfers from across the country and around the globe to the hills of Western Nebraska. In 2017, Joel Jacobs, a native of Mullen, Neb., took the helm, expanding our offerings to include hunting, fishing, an array of outdoor excursions, lavish lodging amenities, and five-star dining, in addition to world-class golf. Learn more at www.dismalriver.com
Jacobs, 36, was the starting quarterback for the Mullen Broncos in 1998 when they won the Eight Man-1 state championship in Memorial Stadium, was an all-state basketball player, made all-conference three times as a tight end at UNK and gspent a couple years in and around the NFL with St. Louis, New England Patriots and NFL Europe's Amersterdam Admirals and Berlin Thunder.
His parents are ranchers whose land is close to the 17-mile drive from Nebraska 97 to the 36-hole complex southwest of Mullen in Hooker County.
“I’ve always known what the place can be and should be,” Jacobs said. “We’ll build on what’s there and make it special. There’s never been any money spent on marketing and awareness. We’ll do that and bring life and energy to the place.”
Through the years, Jacobs says, more than $40 million has been spent on Dismal River Club.
The new owners want to expand Dismal River’s recreational activities to skeet shooting, mountain biking and hunting tours.
We exist to be the catalyst which helps communities across the Midwest re-stimulate their local economies and build new dreams for themselves and their families. Whether it’s managing a five star travel destination, establishing a non-profit to support local businesses, developing new transit options and networks, or simply working with other like minded businesses, we aim to make the Midwest more successful and attractive – creating new jobs and and a quality of life which encourages more people to stay, build their careers and raise their families.
93 Capital aims to be a multi-faceted entity, developing a portfolio of businesses that range from prestigious golf courses and club, to private air and road travel, land development and cabin building and much more.
We collaborate with our business leaders to develop the long-term vision of each company. All managers and employees participate in the success of the businesses. We strive to make our companies the best place to work and where it’s possible to have a lifelong career.
We believe that private business can be one of the most powerful forces for change in society.