Matt Phillips
Matt  Phillips

San Angelo, TX

High School:
Lakeview HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220


Saw action in all 12 games for the Mean Green as holder.

Started three games, including the season-opener at Texas and the season finale against Louisiana-Monroe... Finished season with 337 yards on 29-of-60 passing with three touchdowns and five interceptions... Came off of bench to throw two second-quarter touchdowns in helping lead Mean Green to 17 unanswered points in game versus Louisiana Tech ... Was leading passer in three games, including a season-high 91 yards on 5-of-9 passing with one touchdown against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Connected with Casey Fitzgerald for season-long 36-yard touchdown that gave Mean Green the lead for good in win over Louisiana-Lafayette

Consistently challenged Daniel Meager for the starting quarterback position ... Earned his first letter after seeing action in seven games ... Completed 33 of 69 passes for 448 yards and four touchdowns ... Led the team with 217 passing yards and a touchdown against Louisiana Monroe ... His 53-yard touchdown pass to Joel Nwigwe stood as the team’s longest pass play of the season.

High School/Personal
A dual threat quarterback, Phillips led the Lake View Chiefs to a share of the District 4-4A championship ... Phillips was named the 4-4A Offensive Most Valuable Player after throwing for 1,950 yards and 11 touchdowns in his senior year ... He also scrambled for 485 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Was named the All-West Texas Super Team MVP by the San Angelo Standard-Times ... Went 11 of 15 for 98 yards and two touchdowns in the FCA Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic ... Was also a two-time all-district catcher for the Lake View baseball team ... Coached by North Texas graduate Joey McQueen ... Son of Doug and Cindy Phillips ... Born May 30, 1986.

North Texas Mean Green