Noteworthy: A walk-on who earned a scholarship in fall of 2000 ... A transfer from Mississippi ... Has an extremely strong arm and throws the deep ball with accuracy ... Bench presses 375.
2000: Played in 10 games, but most of his action came on special teams where he was the up-man on the punt team ... Did not attempt a pass all season ... Collected one rush for three yards in a win over Louisiana-Monroe.
1999: Sat out the season after transferring from Mississippi.
1998: Was a walk-on at Mississippi where he did not see any action during the season.
Okaloosa-Walton JC: Played one year of baseball (1997-98) for Okaloosa-Walton in Niceville, FL.
High School: Earned two letters in football as a quarterback and three letters in baseball as a catcher while playing at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, TN ... Helped lead Brentwood to a pair of state football titles in 1995 and 1996 and a combined record during that span of 30-0 ... Passed for more than 4,500 yards and threw 21 TDs during his prep career ... Football coach in high school was Carlton Flatt.
Personal: Parents: Roger and Darlene Phillips ... Born: 9/9/78 ... Major: University Studies.