Drew Phillips Athlete Profile

#5 Drew Phillips

Drew Phillips
Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 168 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2010 Hometown: Boaz, AL Last School: Boaz High School


Born in Jacksonville, North Carolina ... parents are Joe and Michelle ... majoring in graphic design ... favorite athlete is Reggie Bush ... also recruited by Florida State, Michigan, Alabama, Cincinnati, Illinois, Louisville, North Alabama, Stanford, SMU, Central Michigan, Utah and Wyoming

Before BYU

Prepped at Boaz High ... 4.39 40-yard dash speed ... amassed more than 5,000 rushing yards and 35 touchdowns during his career... averaged nearly 6.5 yards per carry over his career ... one of top three running backs in the state in 2009, earning first-team All-State honors by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... rushed for more than 200 yards in at least five games in 2009 while helping Boaz to a 7-3 overall record and Region 7-best (tied) 6-1 mark ... rushed for 1,900 yards and returned four kicks for touchdowns in 2009 ... received Star of Alabama recognition vs. Albertville after rushing for 248 yards on 36 carries ... finished his junior season in 2008 with a school-record 2,196 yards rushing with 18 touchdowns, averaging 7.2 yards per carry ... also played quarterback out of the "wildcat" formation where he passed for 222 yards and four touchdowns ... selected Marshall County MVP, Marshall County All-County team, the Gadsden Times All-Area team and MVP, Huntsville Elite All-Metro Team, and honorable mention All-State (5A) by the ASWA ... shattered school records for most rushing yards in a single season, and longest punt return for a touchdown in school history (99 yards) ... rushed for more than 1,200 yards as a sophomore in 2007... selected All-Marshall County and team offensive MVP in 2007 ... also lettered in basketball and track ... 400-meter and 4x400 relay state champion ... coached by Drew Noles.

2010 | Redshirt Year

Member of scout team