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Jelani Nantambu
Jelani Nantambu

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Southfield, Mich.

High School:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 189

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
10/26/1986

Experience:
2L


Career Stats

Third-year walk-on provides depth at cornerback . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Named Academic All-Big Ten for the second year in a row . . . saw action in all 12 games in 2006 . . . ranked seventh on the special teams leaderboard with 82 production points . . . credited with three solo hits (one each vs. Pittsburgh, Illinois and Michigan) . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Academic All-Big Ten selection . . . appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman in 2005 - all on special teams . . . compiled 50 production points on special teams, including a season-high 12 points vs. Illinois . . . credited with three tackles, including two solo hits vs. Michigan and an assist vs. Minnesota . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year letterman for Coach Ed Belcrest at Notre Dame High School in Harper Woods, Mich. . . . named to Catholic High School League All-Academic Team as a senior . . . recorded 15 tackles and six pass break-ups as a starting cornerback in 2004 . . . also lettered twice in track and field, competing in the 100 and 200 meters . . . wrestled at 160 pounds as a junior . . . graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame . . . son of Jacqueline Britt . . . born Oct. 26, 1986 . . . majoring in accounting.