Phillipy a Two-Sport Athlete

William Phillipy is being recruiting as a football player by several schools, but is also hearing from plenty of programs like Penn State, Virginia and Maryland because of his prowess in track and field. He admits that his heart is probably more on the gridiron and talked to us about which programs are recruiting him the hardest.

William Phillipy, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound defensive end/tight end from Trinity High School in Camp Hill, Pa., was definitely on the move this summer, attending camps at six schools and trying to draw offers before his senior season.

"We actually just got done our second day of practice and I got moved from wide receiver to tight end today," Phillipy said. "As for recruiting, I camped at Villanova, Delaware, Monmouth, Albany and Stony Brook this summer and have been invited to games this fall by Navy, Albany and Hofstra."

"I was talking to Navy for a while and then it went dead, but recently they invited me down for a game this fall," Phillipy explained. "I think when you look at Navy you're really making a decision for your future because they offer an excellent education. I would also be honored to serve my country. The good thing is that you can continue on as an officer and stay there or get a great job elsewhere, so it's a win-win situation."

As a junior, Phillipy registered 60 tackles, three sacks, three fumble recoveries and an interception from his defensive end position. He also blocked a field goal. As a tight end, he caught five passes for 161 yards and three touchdowns.

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