2016 NFL Draft
  Sean Phillips
Sean Phillips

Player Profile
RS Senior

Missouri City, TX

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290



UCLA — Sean is a fine athlete who is expected to battle for the starting job at left defensive tackle … He has recovered from his previous injuries and has improved his strength and quickness … He has demonstrated good pass rush skills … He has bulked up since shifting from end to tackle … He has been a solid contributor as both a part-time starter and a reserve the past three seasons … A versatile performer, he is capable of playing at either tackle or end.

2001 — Appeared in seven games on the defensive line … He was on the field for at least 15 plays in four games with a high of 21 at Kansas … Also saw action on the field goal block unit as a special teams contributor … On the year, he made six tackles, including one quarterback sack … Had highs of two tackles each in games against Oregon and Arizona State.

2000 — As a redshirt sophomore, he appeared in eight games on defense (end) … Started three times — Oregon, Arizona State and California … Suffered a sprained ankle on the first series versus California and missed the next three contests … Returned to action against Washington and USC but did not play in the Sun Bowl after reinjuring his ankle … Played at least 13 snaps in seven games, including 81 at Oregon, 50 versus Arizona State and 27 against Michigan … On the year, he made six tackles (four solos), including one sack and a total of three for losses … Made three stops, including one sack, versus Arizona State … Also saw some playing time on the field goal block unit.

1999 — Appeared in all 11 games …Credited with 11 tackles, including three tackles for loss, and one forced fumble … Phillips played at least 17 defensive snaps in five games, including 31 versus Oregon State and 20 versus Arizona … Made high of two tackles each in games versus Fresno State, Stanford and Oregon State.

1998 — Did not appear in a game in his first year in the program.

HIGH SCHOOL — Sean ranked among the Top 10 prospects in Texas as a senior following the 1997 season … Earned three letters at John F. Dulles High School in Sugar Land, TX for coach Jim Creech … A gifted pass rusher … Recorded 72 solos, 22 tackles for losses, 12 sacks, four fumbles caused, three fumble recoveries, three batted passes and 10 quarterback hurries … Parade All-America … Member of PrepStar Dream Team (No. 6 DL) … PrepStar Big 12 Region Super 30 … PrepStar All-America (No. 2 DL in Big 12 Region) … National Recruiting Advisor All-America (No. 4 strong side DE and No. 27 on the National 100) … Student Sports Senior All-America … ESPN SportsZone second-team All-American … ESPN SportsZone No. 8 DL … The Sporting News Top 100 (No. 18 prospect) … ESPN SportsZone No. 27 prospect … SuperPrep All-America (No. 14 DL) … SuperPrep All-Southwest (No. 28 prospect in Texas) … Cornwell’s National Top 100 (No. 41 prospect) … CBS SportsLine Top 100 … Member of PrepStar pre-season Dream Team … PrepStar pre-season Big 12 Super 24 … National Recruiting Advisor pre-season All-American (No. 3 Strong-Side DE and No. 1 DL in Southwest) … SuperPrep pre-season Top 50 … SuperPrep pre-season All-America (No. 6 DL) … As a junior, he had 74 solos, 23 assists, 5 fumble recoveries, 4 fumbles caused, 8 sacks, 17 tackles for losses and 16 QB pressures … All-District first team … As a sophomore, he recorded 78 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, nine sacks, five passes batted down, 20 assisted tackles, three fumble recoveries and 11 hurries … Also played basketball, averaging 15 points and 12 rebounds per game for coach Carabine, with a high game of 40 points … Lettered two seasons in track for coach Palmer … Best mark in the discus is 159-6 1/2 … Played summer league AAU basketball.

PERSONAL — Full Name: Sean Danielle Phillips … Born: Jan. 23, 1981 in Houston, TX … Parents: Eddie and Otha Mae Phillips … Lists NFL star defensive lineman Tony Brackens as the player he patterns his style after … Enjoys traveling, music and socializing … His biggest thrill to date was appearing on the front page of his hometown Houston Chronicle … History major.

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