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James Phillips Hillcrest DT Class Of 2019 Talks Football And About Playing Defensive Line

So in a way to better understand the use of Deep Dish Football for Illinois recruits and the whole entire IHSA Football scene. Decided to do player profiles of players who you might not know or you might know , but you should respect them for their roles on their respective teams.

James Phillips Hillcrest DT 6'1 250 Class of 2019


Hillcrest football is one of the better programs that scouts like to look at this year. Underrated coaching staff who have done a great job of grooming these young talented players. James Phillips is a defensive tackle that i have as one of my fall risers for Class of 2019.

James Phillips what schools have you been talking to?

I have not yet talked to anyone.

What have you been trying to improve in your game during the offseason?

Honestly everything from my core workouts to my explosiveness. Stamina has also been a key role this off-season.

Alright so I got to know who is the funniest guy on the Hillcrest team?

Blake Lee 100 percent.

What does Hillcrest football mean to you?

Man... This program has my heart honestly. To come back from a rough past like myself and to be welcomed here with open arms. Its amazing i fell literally like family the player the staff they care. This football program is in my opinion the most supportive system I have ever been in.

Favorite thing about playing defensive tackle?

You get your hands dirty every play. I love it.

Do you give any crap to the skill guys ? lol

I love messing with the skilled guys. They always think they're the best but honestly the DL OL are. Lol

What goal do you have for yourself this season?

12.5 sacks and 50+ tackles. And no penalties. lol

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