Jalyn Phillips Photo
B I O
Versatile defensive back who enters 2022
credited with 70 career tackles (1.5 for loss), five pass breakups, an interception and a forced fumble in 553 defensive snaps over 37 games (seven starts).
2021: Key member of Clemson’s safety rotation who recorded 47 tackles (1.0 for loss), three pass breakups and a forced fumble over 357 defensive snaps in 12 games (six starts) …made six tackles vs. No. 5 Georgia … made two tackles vs. SC State … added one tackle vs. Georgia Tech … contributed two tackles at NC State … recorded four tackles at Syracuse, including a touchdown-saving tackle downfield that was followed by a Clemson interception on the very next play … notched a career-high 14 tackles at No. 23 Pitt … contributed six tackles and a pass breakup vs. Florida State … added two tackles at Louisville … made one tackle vs. No. 13 Wake Forest and at South Carolina … contributed eight tackles (one for loss), a forced fumble and a pass breakup vs. Iowa State.
2020:Credited with 16 tackles (0.5 for loss), two pass breakups and an interception in 149 snaps over 11 games (one start) …contributed on defense and special teams at Wake Forest and vs. The Citadel … played on special teams vs. Virginia … made first career start vs. No. 7 Miami, recording five tackles (0.5 for loss) and a pass breakup … broke up a pass at Georgia Tech … registered two tackles and his first career interception vs. Syracuse, recording a pick in the end zone one play after he hustled to make a touchdown-saving tackle on a 61-yard rush … made six tackles at Virginia Tech … contributed three tackles in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame.
2019: Credited with seven tackles in 47 defensive snaps over 14 games … made collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech … added two tackles vs. Florida State … made one tackle vs. Boston College and vs. Wofford … contributed two tackles at NC State … made one tackle vs. Wake Forest … ACC Honor Roll selection.
Before Clemson: Four-star safety according to ESPN.com … ranked as 28th-best safety in the nation by that service … Rivals.com also ranked him No. 28 among safeties … three-year starter who finished his career with 198 tackles, 127 solos and 71 assists … had six tackles for loss, two interceptions, 12 passes defensed, on caused fumble, three recovered fumbles and a blocked punt … had 16 receptions for 178 yards and a touchdown … in 2017, was an all-regional defense back … in 2018, all-region and all-county … one of the team captains in 2018 … played at Archer High School for Andy Dyer … primary Clemson recruiter was Mickey Conn … committed to Clemson on Aug. 20, 2018.
Personal: Born Aug. 20, 2001 … first name is pronounced JAY-lynn … majoring in communication.
Note: Tackle stats in the bio above reflect statistics from coaches film review. Tackle stats in the table below reflect those as awarded by gameday stat crews.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Loading the player...

Latest Jalyn Phillips News

Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest