Nevada: 1999--Was 7-10 on field goals but was only 11 for 17 on PAtís. Had a 44-yarder against Oregon State. Even had two punts for a 42.0 average. Handled kickoffs, as well. 1998--Connected on 41-of-43 PATís and four-of-10 field goals. Had a long of 41 yards. His strong leg and ability to get the ball to the endzone resulted in Phillips capturing the role of kickoff specialist for the team in í97 as a true freshman.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in football. Named to the All-Sunset League as a punter and kicker. Named All-CIF Southern Section as a punter and named All-Orange County and won numerous other season honors.
Personal: A Math major. Likes to snowboard and race trucks off-road. Son of Hillard and Ellen Phillips. Born 9/5/78.