Jamie Phillips' recruiting profile

Jamie Phillips (FB/LB, Lafayette County, MS) - One of Mississippi's top two way stars helped Lafayette County to the North Half Championship (4A) game last season. Where will he take his talents to next?

Player Profile

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 215
40 time: 4.7
Bench: 315
Squat: 450
Grades: 2.6 Core GPA / 21 ACT

From: Oxford, MS
High School: Lafayette County (4A)

The following information was revealed during our interview with Jamie Phillips:

Which position are you projected to play on the next level? "More at linebacker than fullback."

Where do you prefer to play? "Linebacker."

What are your strengths on the field? "I like to hit. I am a contact person."

What most do you need to work on? "Mostly my techniques."

How long have you been starting for Lafayette County? "For three years."

Both ways? "Yes sir."

What were your stats as a junior? "I had 118 tackles and 5 sacks on defense, and on offense, I had close to 500 yards rushing and like 8 TD's (on 69 carries)."

Any awards for your play? "I was named All-Area and All-Region."

Which colleges are you currently hearing from? "Mississippi State, Memphis, and Ole Miss."

Which position is each school recruiting you to play? "MSU (LB), Memphis (LB), and Ole Miss (FB/LB)."

Any offers yet? "Not yet."

Who do you think is closest to offering you? "Probably Ole Miss."

Which coach(s) have you developed the tightest bond with? "Probably Coaches Grimes (MSU) and Wilson (Ole Miss)."

What attracts you to MSU? "Everything. Just the way they play football."

What do you like about Ole Miss? "Their intensity."

How about Memphis? "That is hard to say."

Been on any unofficial visits this summer? "I go over to Ole Miss some, and I went to MSU's, Alabama's, and Memphis' football camps."

When it comes decision time; what will be the factors in your decision? "I will look at their Engineering school and football team."

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