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    Coach Fabris, Phillis Talk Camp

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore defensive end Ryan Phillis started six games last season.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore defensive end Ryan Phillis started six games last season.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug. 6, 2012

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Defensive ends coach Jon Fabris is in his first preseason camp with the Hoosiers. One of his charges, sophomore Ryan Phillis, is participating in his second camp.

    The two met with IUHoosiers.com's Jeremy Gray following Monday's practice, Indiana's fifth of the preseason and first in full pads. Check out what they had to say below:

    Fabris is entering his 30th season and has coached in 12 bowl games, including five BCS bowls. He has worked at Georgia Tech, Washington State, Iowa State, Notre Dame, Kansas State, South Carolina, the Cleveland Browns and most recently with Northwest Mississippi Community College in 2011. Fabris worked at Northwest Mississippi following an 18-month coaching hiatus after a nine-year stint at Georgia. In his 12 seasons coaching defensive ends at Georgia, South Carolina and Kansas State, 15 of his players earned spots on NFL regular season rosters.

    Phillis closed the 2011 season strong with a career-high 11 stops and a half-tackle for loss against Purdue en route to IU defensive player of the game honors. The Academic All-Big Ten honoree posted 30 tackles and appeared in all 12 games.

    IU returns to practice Tuesday for its first two-a-day. The Hoosiers will practice once on Wednesday and Friday, twice on Thursday and scrimmage on Saturday.

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