Graduated with a bachelor of science in recreation in December 2008.
2008 (Senior): One of three team captains ... suffered a season-ending ACL injury in the third game of the season against Ball State ... started the first three games and finished the year with 11 tackles, 10 solo, with one tackle for loss ... recorded five stops and one TFL against Murray State ... made four tackles, three solo, vs. BSU ... added two stops in the season opener against Western Kentucky.
2007 (Junior): Played in 12 games, finishing second on the team with three interceptions ... tied for the team lead with three forced fumbles, shared third with four pass breakups and contributed one sack, one tackle for loss and 12 tackles ... posted his second career interception in the third quarter against Indiana State ... posted his first career sack and forced a fumble at Western Michigan ... notched his second career interception return for a TD with a 58-yard score against Ball State and added six tackles against the Cardinals ... became the fourth player in school history with two career interception returns for scores ... Tim Wilbur (1978-82) holds the school record with three ... made an acrobatic interception against Purdue, the fourth of his career, and added a pass breakup ... forced a fumble in the Insight Bowl vs. Oklahoma State ... started the season opener against Indiana State and vs. Ball State.
2006 (Sophomore): Made 24 tackles, 17 solo, returned his lone interception for a touchdown and played in all 12 games ... posted his first career interception in the season opener against Western Michigan and returned it 66 yards for his first career touchdown ... made a career-high six tackles against Ball State.
2005 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games, tallied five tackles, all solo, and a forced fumble.
2004: Redshirted the 2004 season.
Prep/Personal: Earned first team all-city recognition after making three interceptions as a senior at Booker T. Washington High School ... posted 63 tackles along with seven interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a junior ... also competed in track and field ... born on March 17, 1986, Christopher Adam Phillips majored in recreational sport management with a minor in kinesiology.