Cory Phillips
Cory  Phillips

Hometown:
Hartwell, Ga.

High School:
Hart Co.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 216

Position:
Graduate Assistant

Birthdate:
05/18/1980

Cory Phillips, a four-year letterman at quarterback for the Bulldogs, enters his first year as a graduate assistant coach on the Georgia coaching staff. In his role, Phillips is responsible for the breakdown of the opponent defense and organizing scouting report information.

Phillips played in 18 games during his Bulldog career (1999-2002), and was a member of the 2002 team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set a school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.

As a sophomore, Phillips started the final four games of the season, highlighted by a 400-yard passing performance against Kentucky in his first game as a starter. His four touchdown passes against Kentucky tied the school record. Phillips also completed 36 passes in a game versus Georgia Tech in 2000, which tied him with Eric Zeier for the school record.

A native of Hartwell, Ga., Phillips graduated with a degree in speech communications from Georgia in May, 2003.


Football Career

High School: Hart County...three- year letterman in football, spending all three years at quarterback... captained the Bulldogs in his senior season...also lettered in track and wrestling...High School Coach: William DeVane.

College: 1998 - Redshirted while spending time on the scout team as quarterback...

1999 - Started the annual spring G-Day game at quarterback and passed for 176 yards on 15 completions...hooked up with Chad Talton on a 70-yard touchdown pass....listed as number two QB at conclusion of spring drills...played reserve role at QB during '99 season...played in season opener vs. Utah State in which he completed his first and only pass for a 53-yard TD to Terrence Edwards...

2000 - Solid spring...listed as number two QB at conclusion of spring drills....first career start vs. Kentucky filling in for injuryed QB Quincy Carter...responded by leading 'Dogs to victory and tying a school record with four TD passes as he completed 20x38 passes for 400 yards (highest passing total by a Georgia QB since Mike Bobo threw for 415 yards against Georgia Tech in 1997)...named USATODAY.com's National Player of the Week for his performance....also started the season's final three games including Georgia Tech game in which he completed 36x62 passes for 413 yards and two TD's....his 36 completions tied school record held by Eric Zeier (vs. Florida in 1993 and Kentucky in 1994) and the 62 attempts ranks second behind Zeier's 65 vs. Florida in 1993 and vs. Kentucky in 1994.....completed 22 of 35 passes for 213 yards and one TD in Georgia's 37-14 victory over Virginia in the 2000 Oahu Bowl, Georgia's fourth consecutive bowl victory.....

2001 - Solid spring as the only returning QB with any game experience.....listed as co-number one at QB position at conclusion of spring drills....appeared in three games and completed nine of 20 passes for 140 yards, two touchdowns and one ineterception....was impressive in brief appearance vs. Arkansas State (Sept. 1), connecting on five of nine pass attempts for 101 yards and one touchdown (23 yards)....completed four of nine passes for 39 yards and one touchdown vs. Houston (Dec. 1)....recipient of Atlanta-Greensboro Endowed Football Scholarship....

2002 -- Completed three of four passes for 45 yards in annual spring G-Day game....listed as number three QB at conclusion of spring drills....recipient of Atlanta-Greensboro Endowed Football Scholarship....played backup role during '02 season playing in five games including SEC Championship Game victory over Arkansas.....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.......part of offense that finished as the SEC's top scoring offense (32.14) and passing efficiency offense (138.91).....Major: Speech Communications.

YearG/GSAttCmpPct.YardsIntTDLG
19991/1111.000530153 USC
20009/415889.56310936885 UK
2001 3/0 20 9 .450 140 1 2 48 ASU
2002 5/0 11 6 .545 92 0 1 25 NSU
Totals (Through 2001) 17/4 190 105 .553 1378 7 13 85 UK
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