66 Tank Phillips
66 Tank Phillips
Height: 6-1
Weight: 289
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Montgomery Bell Academy
Position: OL

2011 — Earned playing time in seven games, seeing action as a backup offensive guard and member of special teams...most plays (14) in the role of offensive lineman came against Presbyterian (63-21 win)....established a world record by squatting 575 pounds in the 20-23-year-old division of the World Natural Powerlifting Federation (WNPF)’s All-Raw Tournament of Champions, held in Furman’s Herman W. Lay Center in late spring.  2010 — Member of scout team...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School:  2010 graduate of Montgomery Bell Academy, which also produced fellow Paladin teammate Nathan Wade...football coach was Daniel McGugin...played center and handled long snapping duties...served as team captain and started every game at center, helping clear the way for a pair of 1,200-yard rushers...team went 9-5 and finished as state runner-up...squad overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Ensworth, 27-24 in state quarterfinal playoff action...also starred in shot put, finishing seventh in the state his senior year.

Personal:  Full name is Andrew Warren Phillips...born May 10, 1991, in Nashville, Tennessee...son of Nancy and Keith Phillips...sister Libby is a 2011 Furman graduate...father was a three- year starting center at Vanderbilt (1978-80)...business administration major.