Del’Shawn Phillips is a professional football player in the National Football League. The New York Jets’ linebacker plays for him. He stands 1.88 meters tall and 104 kg. In Midtown Detroit, Michigan, the United States, he attended Cass Technical High School. He pledged to play collegiate football for Western Michigan, but was rejected because of his academic performance.
In Garden City, Kansas, he enrolled at Garden City Community College. He made 72 stops, 12.5 tackles for a loss, and 7.0 sacks in his rookie season. He later changed colleges, enrolled at the University of Illinois, and played collegiate football there with the Fighting Illini until earning his degree.
He was released in August 2019 after being undrafted, and the Atlanta Falcons hired him as a free agent in April 2019. On October 30, 2019, he joined the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad. He signed a futures contract with the organization on January 6, 2020, and played out the rest of the season on the practice squad.
In March 2021, he signed a contract with the New York Jets; he was later cut and re-added to the practice squad in August of that same year. In September 2021, he was added to their roster of active players.
How Much Does Del’Shawn Phillips Make?
Del’Shawn Phillips makes $780,000 as his average annual salary from the Jets.