2013: Appeared in seven games ... finished with nine tackles, eight solo, with 4.0 tackles for loss and two PBUs ... had two TFLs and a PBU against Indiana State on Sept. 7 ... had a TFL at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... finished with a season-high three tackles, all solo, and a PBU against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... tallied a TFL at Michigan State on Oct. 19.
2012: Appeared in all 13 games, making one start ... finished with 23 tackles, including 19 solo stops and 4.5 for loss with 2.0 sacks ... had three tackles, including an assisted TFL, and a fumble recovered against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... making first collegiate start, had three solo tackles against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... recorded first collegiate sack and had two unassisted tackles against Marshall on Sept. 29 ... finished with three solo tackles against Michigan on Oct. 6 ... had a career-high five tackles, including 2.0 for loss, at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... had a sack at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... recorded two unassisted tackles in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State on Jan. 1, 2013.
2011: Mid-year signee, enrolled at Purdue in January ... appeared in five games as a reserve, finishing with a pair of unassisted tackles.
High School: High school teammate of current Boilermaker Justin Kitchens ... three-year letterwinner in football ... finished with 50 tackles, including 32 solo stops and a sack, an interception and one fumble recovery as a senior ... honorable mention all-region and area as senior ... second team all-region and area as a sophomore after finishing the 2008 season with 38 tackles, seven interceptions and two passes broken up ... also returned punts and kickoffs as a junior and senior ... had 40 tackles as sophomore with 7.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, four PBUs, two fumbles recovered and one forced ... coach was Greg Robinson.
Personal: Given name is Jalani Phillips ... born Dec. 19, 1991 ... majoring in law and society.