PODCAST: Ohio resident Derek Jacobs is competing again in the July 4 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Talked with Ohio resident Derek Jacobs about competing in the July 4 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Here nine things to know about Jacobs.

* 6’5”, 200 lbs, 39y/o

* No. 23-ranked eater in the world by Major League Eating

* Four-time Nathan’s Famous July 4th Contest participant

* 2021 (27 hot dogs, T-11thplace)

* 2019 (27 hot dogs, 12th place)

* 2018 (27 hot dogs, 12th place)

* 2017 (20.5 hotdogs, 17th place)

* Enjoys weightlifting and obstacle course racing

* Here the odds to win Monday’s contest, which airs at noon on ESPN.

Joey Chestnut -1500 Matt Stonie +1300 Darron Breeden +2500 Geoffrey Esper +2500 Max Suzuki +3500 Nick Wehry +5000 Adam Moran +5500 George Chiger +5500 Derek Jacobs +7500 Matt Hazzard +8500 Ronnie Hartman +8500

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