PLAYER
Randy Phillips
DB #25
Height:
6-1
Weight:
210
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Belle Glade, Fla.
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 DET 4 5 5 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Placed on Reserve/Injured for the Lions August 21, 2011
  • Signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent August 4, 2010.

PRO: Signed with Detroit as an undrafted rookie free agent August 4, 2010, spending most of the season on the team’s practice squad. Had a strong preseason getting all four starts (2 at free safety and 2 at strong safety).

Spent five years at the University of Miami finishing his career with 130 tackles (89 solo), 5 fumble recoveries, 16 pass defenses and 6 interceptions for 126 yards.

2010: Started the season on team’s active roster before re-signing to practice squad in October. Elevated from practice squad in December to play on special teams and serve as a back-up free safety.

  • Recorded 2 solo stops on defense in team’s season opener at Chicago (9/12).
  • Recorded 2 solo tackles against Philadelphia (9/19) and recovered an onside kick to give Detroit’s offense possession with 1:50 remaining in the game.
  • Returned to active roster at Miami (12/26). Recorded one special teams tackle and forced a fumble.
  • Inactive against Minnesota (1/2).

COLLEGE: Spent five years at the University of Miami finishing his career with 130 tackles (89 solo), 5 fumble recoveries, 16 pass defenses and 6 interceptions for 126 yards.

  • Returned for a fifth years after receiving a medical hardship in 2008 causing Phillips to miss all but two games of the season.

2009: Finished the year with 53 tackles (35 solo), 2 interceptions, 1 pass defensed and 3 fumble recoveries.

2008: Played in two games against Florida and Texas A&M, suffering an injury against the Aggies that forced Phillips to miss the remainder of the season.

2007: Played in all 12 games as a junior, with four starts. Made the switch to safety in the third game of the season and finished with 34 tackles (21 solo), 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, 3 pass defenses and 2 interceptions for 56 yards.

  • Garnered career highs with 8 tackles, 6 solo, vs. Marshall.
  • Recorded a career high 2 interceptions at Florida State for 56 yards.

2006 Saw time in all 12 games with 8 starts as a sophomore, recording 30 tackles (22 solo), 11 pass defenses and an interception for 15 yards.

  • Phillips’ 11 pass defenses ranked second most on the team and eighth in the ACC.
  • Started in the MPC Computers Bowl vs. Nevada and registered 7 tackles (6 solo) and 3 pass defenses.

2005 Played in 8 games as a true freshman, usually as the nickel back on defense. Totaled 11 tackles (10 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 1 pass defensed, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery and an interception for 55 yards which was the teams longest of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Played at Glades Central High School and was rated No. 7 safety prospect by Rivals.com and the No. 16 safety by Scout.com.

  • As a senior in 2004, helped team to a 12-1 record and recorded 57 tackles and 4 interceptions while playing safey and cornerback in 7 games.
  • Played running back, scoring 11 touchdowns, with 710 yards rushing and 6 receptions for 85 yards.
  • Averaged 35 yards as a punter.
  • As a junior, was named All-County and racked up 97 tackles, 4 interceptions and posted an impressive 10 forced fumbles.
  • Played in the postseason CalifFlorida Bowl.

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