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14 John Phillips
John  Phillips


Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis U. School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 188



AT VIRGINIA: 2005-Was superb as a holder for Connor Hughes on extra points and field goals ... excellent hands ...ran 10 yards for a first down on a fake field goal in the fourth quarter against Georgia Tech ... earned his second letter. 2004--Took over the holding duties on field goals and extra points from Matt Schaub and did an excellent job ...handled every attempt cleanly while playing in all 12 games ... lettered. 2003--Walk-on quarterback who joined the team for training camp ... did not see any playing time but was in uniform for all six home games and the Continental Tire Bowl ... red-shirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Recognized as one of the Top 25 players in Tennessee by ... also listed in the Top 100 quarterbacks in the country by ... All-State honoree for head coach Bobby Alston at Memphis University School ... earned All-Metro accolades... named school's Offensive Player of the Year ... named game MVP following four contests ... led Shelby County in total offense as a junior in 2001 with 185.8 yards per game ... set six school passing records ... also a three-year letterman in basketball and track ... All-District honoree in hoops ... named Best Team Player by the the school's basketball coaches ... Honor Roll student ... member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

PERSONAL: John Phillips V ... born 9-19-84 in Memphis, Tenn. ... son of Paige and John Phillips IV ... has two younger sisters, Paige and Bailey ... father played football at Southern Methodist (1976) ... grandfather Edgar Bailey played basketball and golf at North Carolina (1946-47) ... psychology major.

Phillips Rushing

Year G No. Yds. Avg. YPG LP TD
2005 12 1 10 10.0 0.8 10 0


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