2012 (Sophomore): Did not see any game action in 2012 ... two-time scout team player of the week (Navy and Iowa).
2011 (Freshman): Played in four games on special teams ... scout team player of the week (Wisconsin) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2010: Redshirted the 2010 season ... shared offensive scout team player of the year honors with offensive lineman Cody Evers ... two-time scout team player of the week (Towson and Penn State).
Prep/Personal: Tight end for head coach Dan Paro at Georgetown Prep ... team captain earned first team All-Gazette, all-state private schools and All-Sentinel and Examiner as a senior ... selected all-conference, to the Maryland Varsity Dream Team, the Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22 and the DC Sportsfan Super 60 ... rated the top tight end in the state by Rivals.com and the 39th-best tight end nationally by ESPN.com ... three-year football letterwinner ... also played basketball, track and lacrosse ... parents are Janet and the late Bill Phillips ... Janet was a swimmer in college ... Bill played football at the University of Evansville (1972-76) ... has three brothers, Andrew, Colter and Willy ... Andrew was an offensive guard at Stanford University (2007-10) and Colter was a tight end at the University of Virginia (2009-12) ... both grandfathers lettered in football and basketball in college ... a direct descendant of Lewis and Clark expedition guide John Colter ... born on Aug. 13, 1991, Paul R. Phillips is a SPEA management major.