7 Chris Phillips
Chris Phillips

Hometown:
Seagoville, Texas

High School:
Bishop Lynch

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230

Position:
TE

Experience:
SR-1L


Switched from quarterback to tight end in the spring of 2006; Junior (2005): Did not see game action... Was hampered by a nagging rotator cuff injury; Sophomore (2004): Started the first three games of the year before suffering an injury... Completed 31 of 60 attempts for 257 yards on the year... Also rushed for 118 yards on 41 carries... Was injured against TCU before playing at OSU and then shutting it down for the season; Freshman (2003): Started the final five games of the season at quarterback... Earned a team-high 108.12 QB rating as a true freshman... Registered season-bests against Rice with 16 completions for 175 yards and two scores... Connected on a 47-yard completion against the Owls... Notched a 34-yard run against TCU... Had 246 rushing yards with one touchdown on the ground... Had 389 passing yards and two touchdown passes; Prep: One of the top quarterback prospects in the state... Led his team to a 14-1 record and the state TAPPS Class 5A championship... Named the Most Outstanding Player of the state championship game... Accounted for 45 touchdowns and over 3,400 yards as a senior... Completed 119-of-230 passes for 1,951 yards and 17 TDs while rushing for 1,337 yards and 27 scores... Also caught a pass for a 19-yard TD... Named first-team TAPPS 5A All-State as well as District Most Valuable Player... Also the Offensive MVP of the TAPPS DFW All-Star Game... A three-star prospect and the No. 28 dual threat quarterback in the nation according to Rivals100.com... First-team All-District and second-team All-State honoree as a junior when he passed for 1,094 yards and rushed for 697... Also a basketball letterman... Coached in high school by Gary Oliver... Picked the Mustangs over Arkansas, Louisiana Tech and Kansas State; Personal: Majoring in journalism.