2007 All Star West
5’9″ 185 lbs.
High School Coach: Brad Grayvold
High School: Norway, C
College: Michigan Technological University
Phil was a two year starter at Norway on offense and defense. He played running back, safety, kicker, and punter. During his junior year, he rushed for over 1,700 yards and 20 touchdowns in helping the team to a District final. As a senior he rushed for over 2,000 yards and 29 touchdowns and helped the team to the state semi-finals. In both his junior and senior years he was named All Class Upper Peninsula Offensive Player of the Year.
Phil also participated in basketball, track, golf, SADD, German Club, and the Youth Advisory Council.
Phil thanked, “all of my family for their support.” He also thanked, “every single teammate for the great season and their support.”Phil also thanked the Norway Knights coaching staff for, “their support and the chance to play for the Knights.” Phil will continue his career at Michigan Tech. University with a football scholarship.
All Conference 1st Team Running Back, 2005 & 2006
All Conference 1st Team Defensive Back, 2005 & 2006
Mid-Peninsula Conference Back of the Year, 05 & 06
All UP Dream Team Running Back, 2005 & 2006
All UP Offensive Player of the Year, 2005 & 2006
All State Special Mention, AP, 2005 & 2006
All State Special Mention, Detroit Free Press, 2005
All State 1st Team, Detroit Free Press, 2006
All State Division 7 Team Offensive Captain, 2006