Football


Jaylen Dunlap
Jaylen Dunlap
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Crete-Monee

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
DB

Experience:
4-3

10/27/2013

Freshmen Contribute Immediately for Young Illini

10 true freshmen have seen playing time for Illinois this season.

08/31/2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

11/30/2013

Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)

Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)

10/26/2013

Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013

Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013

10/05/2013

Illinois Football at Nebraska

Photos from Illinois' 39-19 loss at Nebraska on Oct. 5, 2013. (USA Today photo and Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)

2013 Freshman: Played in all 12 games ... Recorded first career TFL at Indiana ... Tied a career high with three solo tackles against Penn State and Indiana ... Set career highs with eight tackles and three solos against Wisconsin ... Picked up his second PBU of the season against Miami (Ohio) ... Recorded three tackles and a PBU against Washington ... Made Illini debut against SIU and recorded his first career tackle.

High School: Grabbed 10 interceptions during his varsity career ... Earned first-team all-area and first-team all-conference honors as a senior after helping to lead Crete-Monee to Class 6A state championship with 14-0 record in 2012 ... Earned three letters in football ... Academic honor roll as a senior.

Personal: Born Aug. 28, 1995...Parents are Steven and Dena Dunlap ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism ... Brother, Steven Jr., played football in college at Bowling Green from 2008-11 and is currently director of athletics at Catalyst Maria High School in Chicago ... Uncle, Keith Otis, played football for Northern Illinois from 2007-11 ... Grew up as a big fan of former Illini quarterback Juice Williams.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 8 vs. Wisconsin, 10/19/13
Solos: 3, 3x (last at Indiana, 11/9/13)
TFLs: 1.0 at Indiana, 11/9/13
Sacks: -
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumbles Recovered: -
PBUs: 1, twice (last vs. Miami (Ohio), 9/28/13)
Interception: -
Interception Return Yards: -
Touchdowns: -

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Updated July 2014

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