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Danny Phillips Athlete Profile

#23 Danny Phillips

Danny Phillips
Position: Cornerback Height: 6-0 Weight: 194 Roster Years: 2000-2001 Hometown: San Pedro, CA Last School: Cerritos Junior College


Born in San Pedro, Calif ... parents are Dan and Teresa Phillips ... recruited by Oklahoma and San Diego State.

Before BYU

Named Offensive Back of the Year as a senior at Wilson High School ... rushed for 1,113 yards ... named second-team All-CIF and was Defensive Back of the Year with 101 tackles ... named Running Back of the Year as a junior and earned MVP honors as a freshman ... rushed for 1750 yards and had 93 tackles as a junior.

Other College

Earned All-Mission Conference honors ... recorded 33 tackles, including 19 solos as a sophomore ... recovered one fumble and had one interception ... tallied eight pass break-ups ... concluded freshman season with 37 tackles.


Year     Gms   UT   AT   TOT   INT   YDS   PD   BrUp
2000 10 18 7 25 0 0 0 2

2000 | Junior Year

Started eight games at cornerback for the Cougars ... recorded 25 tackles, including 18 solos ... credited with two pass break-ups ... produced a season-high five tackles against UNLV.

2001 | Senior Year

Saw action in 10-of-13 regular-season games for the Cougars...credited with four tackles on the season, including three solo takedowns...a member of the 2001 MWC Championship team...helped BYU to a 12-2 record during the season, including a streak of 12 straight wins.