Player Bio: UNLV: A tall, physical prospect that is one of three tight ends signed by UNLV in 2011 ... Also made an official visit to San Jose State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played tight end and defensive line for coach Thadd MacNeal at Lakewood HS ... Was a four-year letterman for the Lancers ... Helped guide the program to three straight playoff appearances, including the Moore League Championship during his junior season and a CIF semifinal showing as a sophomore ... Registered more than 60 total tackles, nine sacks and four forced fumbles during his senior campaign ... Named second team all-league as a senior.
PERSONAL: Jake Edward Phillips was born on Sept. 4, 1993, in Torrance, CA ... The son of Robert and Crissa Phillips ... Has two older brothers, Wade and Cole.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com