CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 2 2x, vs. Minnesota (2012)*
Tackles For Loss: None
Forced Fumbles: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in five games (0 starts) with six tackles (4 solo, 2 assisted) playing primarily in a reserve role... made two tackles (both solo) against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... made one tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... tallied one tackle (solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut with two tackles (both solo) against Northwestern State (9/1) during the season opener.
2011 Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis... three-star prospect by Scout ... two-star by Rivals and ESPN.com ... ranked as the No. 13 player in Wisconsin by Rivals ... earned first team all-conference, first team all-state, first team all-area and first team all-region as a senior... named conference defensive player of the year and WFCA First Team All-State... led high school to four consecutive conference titles... won state championship in 2008 and finished state runner-up in 2007... honorable mention all-conference as a junior... also involved in leadership council and community service while in high school... High School Coach: Dave Keel.
PERSONAL Donte Phillips... born May 12, 1993, in Ypsilanti, Mich... son of Barry and Crystal Phillips... has a younger brother, Malik... enjoys sports and listening to music... majoring in business at Texas Tech.