Temple QB Phillip Walker explains the switch from P.J. to Phillip

Senior signal caller is dropping his lifelong nickname in favor of his full first name

Temple quarterback Phillip Walker has been called P.J. for as long as he can remember.

But he has also been called Phillip, since grade school.

His mom calls him P.J.  Always has ... and probably always will.

Some of his friends call him P.  Sometimes now it's Phil.

Walker explained the history and the future of his name, and his nickname, in an interview after practice on Tuesday morning.

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