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Jacob Phillips

LB

#50

Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Age: 21

Weight: 229 lbs

College: LSU

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Biography

Career Transactions

Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (97th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Key Notes

  • Led the Tigers in tackles in 2019 (113) after finishing second on the team behind first-round draft pick Devin White in 2018.
  • Played in 39 games with 26 starts, including all 15 games in 2019.
  • Posted 218 career tackles with two sacks and an interception.
  • Led the SEC in total tackles (113) and ranked No. 7 in the league in tackles per game (7.5).
  • Added 7.5 tackles for 22 yards in losses and a sack.
  • Had eight tackles and a tackle for a loss in win over Clemson in national championship game.
  • Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in first career start as he returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown and added seven tackles in season-opening win over Miami in 2018.

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