46 Jake Phillips

  • Tight end
  • Grade: Freshman
  • Height: 6′6″
  • Weight: 240 lbs
UNLV: A tall, physical athlete who looks to thrive in his senior year after turning in an outstanding final spring … Listed No. 1 at tight end heading into the fall … Named to the 2015 Official Watch List for the John Mackey Award, which is given to college football’s top tight end each season ... Already earned his bachelor’s degree in communication studies and is pursuing a second bachelor’s in psychology.

2014: Played in all 13 games, including starting four at TE spot … Caught five passes for 67 yards.

2013: Played in 12 games, starting seven, at tight end … Caught 19 passes for 143 yards and one score.

2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by starting all 13 games at tight end …Ranked third on the team with 23 receptions and fourth with 232 yards … Caught at least one pass in 11 games … Twice caught a season-high five passes … Went for a season-high 69 yards on five grabs in Week Two vs. NAU … Posted 36 yards on five receptions, including hauling in a four-yard touchdown, in Game Three vs. Washington State. 2011: Redshirted season.