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Lionell Phillips
75   Lionell Phillips

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
Naaman Forest

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Experience:
SQ


02/06/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL SIGNS 21 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

Hurricane football gets 12 signees on defense, seven on offense and two athletes

Tulsa - Played in four games as a true freshman before suffering an injury . . . seeking a medical hardship for last season . . .

2013 - Played in four games . . . played against Bowling Green, Colorado State, Oklahoma and UTEP . . . had a pass break-up in his first collegiate game at Bowling Green . . .

Overall - Possesses good athleticism and size . . . was hampered by nagging injuries in his first year . . . looking for a break-out year.

High School - Was a four-year letterwinner and starter at Naaman Forest High School . . . collected 64 tackles, 12 TFLs and five sacks his senior season, while totaling 83 tackles, seven TFLs and six sacks as a junior . . . compiled 230 career tackles and 19 career quarterback sacks . . . was a first-team all-district selection his sophomore and senior seasons, while earned second-team all-district accolades as a junior . . . participated in the U.S. Army Combine before his senior season . . . was credited with 60 tackles as a sophomore . . . high school coach was Sam McElroy.

Personal - Favorite movie is Scarface . . . his favorite sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . the Chicago Bears is his favorite NFL team . . . lists Lebron James as his favorite pro athlete . . . Denzell Washington is his favorite actor . . . nobody can believe that he watches "Love & Hip Hop" . . . parents are Lionell and Lucila Phillips . . . an arts & sciences major . . . born December 11, 1994.