Originally signed with the 2013 class, but didn't join SDSU until the spring of 2014 ... Was recruited as an offensive lineman, but moved to the defensive line in the spring of 2014 ... Worked up from No. 4 on the depth chart at defensive tackle heading into the fall to the backup to Christian Heyward for the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Navy, but moved back to offensive line during the spring of 2015 ... Moved back to the defensive side of the ball for the final two games of 2015 due to an injury to Heyward ... Is coming off an excellent spring and is now the projected starter at defensive tackle heading into 2016.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in eight games with the first six appearances coming on the offensive line and the final two on the defensive line ... Did not record a stat on the season ... Logged offensive line time off the bench at Penn State, vs. Utah State, at Colorado State, against Wyoming, at UNLV and vs. Nevada ... Was the only defensive substitution in the Mountain West Championship game vs. Air Force ... Also logged defensive line time against Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
FRESHMAN (TRUE) SEASON (2014)
Played in seven games off the bench, registering five tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss ... Made his collegiate debut in the opener vs. Northern Arizona without finding the stat sheet ... Did not play in each of the next four games - at No. 21/23 North Carolina, at Oregon State, vs. UNLV and at Fresno State ... Made his first career tackle at New Mexico in a reserve role, which ended up being a 4-yard loss ... Did not see action vs. Hawai`i or at Nevada ... Recorded a career-high two stops vs. Idaho, both assisted tackles ... Had one tackle at Boise State ... Logged statless time in home games vs. Air Force and San José State ... Came off the bench vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl, recording a solo tackle, which was a 4-yard sack (and TFL).
Named a first-team Class 5A all-state pick by the Associated Press and a second-team selection by The OldCoach.com ... Named to the all-state first team as a senior ... A first-team District 7-5A all-district honoree in back-to-back years in 2011 and 2012 ... Graded out at 96 percent with 94 pancake blocks and no sacks allowed as a senior ... The Eagles went 14-1 and 7-0 in league play in 2012 after going 10-2 and 5-1 in 2011 ... A three-star recruit by Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com, and two-star pick by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the 24th-best incoming center by Scout ... 247Sports had him at No. 59 in the country among offensive guards and 205th of all players in the state of Texas ... Also got an 83 rating by 247Sports ... Received a scout grade of 72 by ESPN and a national ranking of 95th among offensive guards ... Competed on the basketball team and in track & field (shot put).
Sergio R. Phillips was born Sept. 2, 1994, in Dallas, Texas ... Son of Paula Glenn ... Picked SDSU over Nevada, where he had an official visit, and Memphis, New Mexico and New Mexico State ... Was also looked at in the recruiting process by Baylor, Boise State, California, Kansas State, LSU, Missouri, North Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Stanford, TCU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and West Virginia ... Majoring in criminal justice.
Tackles: 2 vs. Idaho (11/8/14)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 vs. Navy (12/23/14), at New Mexico (10/10/14)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Navy (12/23/14)