2014 SDSU Outstanding Freshman Award
Fantastic athlete, who was also recruited to play baseball at San Diego State ... Is slated as a co-starter at one of the two Warrior spots on the depth chart with Kameron Kelly after spring drills ... Has led SDSU in tackles in two of the 18 games he has appeared in over his career (both in 2014).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Was a fourth-team all-Mountain West preseason selection by Phil Steele ... Was named a "SDSU Player to Watch" by Lindy's Sports ... Was slated as one of the two starting Warriors in Rocky Long's 3-3-5 defense once again after a solid 2014 season, but hurt his knee in the opener and missed the next six games ... Came back to play against Utah State and started vs. Nevada at the Aztec spot with Na'im McGee sitting out the first week with a target penalty the week before ... Finished with nine tackles (six solo), including a tackle for loss, and a fumble recovery in two starts and five games ... Started the opener with San Diego, recording three tackles (two solo), including one behind the line of scrimmage, before leaving early with a knee injury ... Missed the next six games with the same knee injury ... Returned to play limited snaps against Utah State without recording a stat ... Had one assisted tackle and a fumble recovery in a reserve role at Colorado State ... The fumble recovery came in the end zone as the Rams were driving to try and tie the game up at 7-7 on their opening possession ... Did not play against Wyoming ... Saw limited time at UNLV without finding the stat sheet ... Started for the first time of his career at the Aztec spot against Nevada, making a season-high five tackles (four solo) ... Did not play in the Mountain West Championship vs. Air Force ... Also did not see any action vs. Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Received the Outstanding Freshman Award at the team banquet ... Played in his first 12 career games, starting the first 10 and again vs. San José State in the regular season finale ... Ranked in a tie for third on the team with 63 tackles and led the team with two fumble recoveries for 15 yards ... The 63 tackles were the most by an Aztec freshman since Andrew Preston had 72 in 2007 ... Also had three tackles for loss, a sack and three PBU's ... Made his first career start in his first career appearance in the opener vs. Northern Arizona ... Came up with six tackles, including four solo stops ... The six tackles were tied for second on the team ... Had a game-high 10 tackles (seven solo) at North Carolina ... The seven solo stops also were a game high ... Made a career-high 11 stops (six solo) at Oregon State ... The 11 stops tied J.J. Whittaker for the most of either team ... Made five tackles (four solo) with his first career sack and tackle for loss in the MW opener vs. UNLV ... Had another good game in his fifth straight start at Fresno State, recording four tackles (two solo), a 3-yard TFL and his first career fumble recovery, which he returned 10 yards ... Logged another start at New Mexico, where he had three solo stops, a TFL and his first career pass breakup ... Came up with three tackles (two solo) in a start against Hawai`i ... Made five tackles (three solo) in an eighth consecutive start at Nevada ... Recorded six stops (three solo) and added a PBU in a start at Warrior vs. Idaho ... Registered six tackles (three solo) in a 10th straight start at Boise State ... Came off the bench for the first time vs. Air Force with the defense moving to four linebackers and dropping to four defensive backs against the Falcons' unusual offense ... Did not make a tackle, but came up with his team-leading second fumble recovery of the season, which he returned five yards ... The recovery led to an Aztec field goal ... Had four stops with a PBU against San José State in his 11th start of the year ... Suited up, but did not play for the first time of the season vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Gained valuable practice experience in his redshirt season, working behind five senior safeties, including 2014 NFL Draft picks Nat Berhe and Eric Pinkins.
Local prospect from Mira Mesa High School ... Two-time first-team all-Eastern League selection and 2012 offensive MVP ... A two-year captain ... As a junior in 2011, had 109 tackles (82 solo) and four pass deflections as a defensive back, while scoring four times and passing for another four scores as a running back, wide receiver and quarterback ... A three-star recruit with a scout grade of 72 by ESPN ... A two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... 247Sports.com gave him an 85 and ranked him as the 78th-best safety in the country ... Hit .341 in 2012 for the Marauders with 22 runs, 16 RBIs and 10 stolen bases ... A two-time first-team all-league pick in baseball and team captain in 2012.
Phillip Anthony Lomax III was born Dec. 5, 1994, in San Diego, Calif. ... Son of Phillip and Jamie Lomax ... Picked SDSU over Arizona State, Oregon State and Washington State, and also had interest from Cincinnati, Oregon, Tennessee, UCLA, USC and Washington ... Is majoring in criminal justice.
Tackles: 11 at Oregon State (9/21/14)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 vs, San Diego (9/5/15), at New Mexico (10/10/14), at Fresno State (10/3/14), vs. UNLV (9/27/14)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. UNLV (9/27/14)
Passes Broken Up: 1 vs. Idaho (11/8/14), at New Mexico (10/10/14)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 at Colorado State (10/31/15), vs. Air Force (11/21/14), at Fresno State (10/3/14)