As a Sophomore (2012-13)
Saw action in 28 games and drew 10 starting assignments ... Averaged 2.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game ... Led Purdue in blocks five times and rebounds once ... Scored in double figures once ... Had two points and two boards in the home win over Northwestern ... Scored two points and blocked a pair of shots in the home game against third-ranked Indiana ... Tied his career high with 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the home win over No. 11/14 Illinois ... Scored six points, reeled in four rebounds and tied his career high with three blocks in the home win over William & Mary ... Corralled a career-high 11 rebounds to go along with six points and two blocks in the home win over Ball State ... Scored two points and picked up three rebounds against No. 22/24 Notre Dame at the Crossroads Classic ... Finished with two points and four rebounds in the home win over Lamar ... Registered six points, four rebounds and two assists in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge win at Clemson ... Had four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and three steals in the home win over UNC Wilmington ... Scored four points, grabbed four rebounds and collected a career-high three steals against Villanova in the 2K Sports Classic ... Came up with eight points, three rebounds and two steals in the home win over Hofstra ... Had four points, an assist and a block against Bucknell in the season opener.
As a Freshman (2011-12)
Played in 30 games, making four starts ... Averaged 2.4 points and 1.9 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game, while shooting .596 from the field ... Blocked 20 shots to tie for ninth on Purdue's freshman chart ... The Boilermakers' first sub on six occasions ... Led Purdue in blocks nine times, and steals and rebounds three times each ... Scored in double figures once ... Scored two points in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament ... Corralled three rebounds in three minutes in the win at Illinois ... Chipped in with two points and a block at Ohio State ... Had two points, two boards and a steal against Indiana at home ... Recorded two points, three rebounds and two blocks at home against Michigan ... Had two points, three rebounds, two steals and a block at Michigan State ... Finished with two points, a rebound and a steal in the win at Minnesota ... Scored four points and ripped down five boards in the win at Iowa ... Earned the first start of his career in the win over IPFW, finishing with five points, two assists and a block ... Shared game-high honors with seven rebounds and two blocks against Butler at the Crossroads Classic ... Tallied seven points and two rebounds in the home win over Eastern Michigan ... Scored six points and blocked three shots in the win over Western Carolina ... Finished with four points and two steals at Xavier ... Had four points, two blocks and a steal in the home win over Miami ... Scored six points, set a career high with eight rebounds and blocked two shots in the home win over Coppin State ... Registered 10 points in just 12 minutes in the victory over Western Michigan ... Had two points and four boards against Alabama in the finals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Totaled three points and five rebounds in the win over Iona in the Puerto Rico opener ... Recorded two points and two blocks in the win over High Point ... Scored three points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots in the season-opening win over Northern Illinois.
Graded a 91 and ranked as the No. 25 power forward in his class by ESPN ... Given a three-star rating and ranked as the No. 31 power forward in his class by Scout.com ... Given a three-star rating by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 154 overall prospect in his class by MaxPreps ... Averaged 14.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.5 blocks per game as a junior at Oak Ridge ... Blocked more than 500 shots in the first three years of his prep career ... Led Northern Guilford High School to the North Carolina 3A state title in 2009 ... Earned All-Triad Conference honors in 2009 ... Coached by Stan Kowalewski.
Full name is Jacob Carlos Lawson ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... Born on Nov. 22, 1992 ... Son of Louis and Tammy Lawson ... Has a sister, LaTonya.