Name: Montez Phillips
School: Lafayette County
City: Oxford, MS
Vitals: 6' 2", 200, 4.6
Date of Birth: March 11, 1990
Primary Position: QB
Projected Position: DB/WR
2007 Football Season: 2 year starter for Lafayette County. Rushed for 858 yards and passed for 956 with 16 total TD's. Had 43 tackles and 3 int's on defense.
Why Top 40 in Football: "I can do both, throw and run. There are not too many people my size who can do both. People tell me that I am a game changer."
Colleges interested in Phillips: Alabama, Stanford, Ole Miss, MSU, USM
offers: Ole Miss, MSU, and USM
Scouts at Spring practice: Alabama and MSU
Received phone calls from: MSU
Montez's top schools: Ole Miss leads MSU and Alabama
Ole Miss: "Ole Miss is my number one school because they are recruiting me as a quarterback, and I know a lot of people who go there. I am just real familiar with them."
MSU: "They have a great team and they seem like they want to win. That is what I like about MSU."
Alabama: "I am just hoping they offer me. I have a friend (Justin Woodall) who goes to school there too."
Spring Visits: Ole Miss and Memphis
Summer Camps: Ole Miss (Sr camp in July) and MSU (Team Passing Camp)
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I can draw real good."
Best Player faced: Charles Mitchell
If not Montez Phillips, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Tyler Russell
Game I'm most anticipating: Shannon
Favorite college team(s) growing up: USC
Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden
Favorite pro football player: Reggie Bush
Favorite Pro Team: St. Louis Rams
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Movie: Any Given Sunday
In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne
Favorite Video: NCAA '08
Pre-game hype song: Motivation '08
Biggest Influences: Mom
Biggest Fan: Dad
Biggest Fear: Failure
2nd Best Sport: Baseball
thing if I sign pro contract: By me a new house
Dream date:Kandice Parker (Girls hoops player for Tenn)
Grades: 2.5 GPA
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