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  Joe Phillips
Joe Phillips

Player Profile
Hometown:
Salt Lake City

Last College:
Snow College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192

Position:
K

Birthdate:
01/29/1986

Experience:
2VL

UTAH: First-team all-conference placekicker, and a two-time Lou Groza semifinalist ... also handled Utah's punting and kickoffs at times during his senior year ... made 84.6 percent (33-of-39) of his field goal tries in two years to finish with the second-best career percentage in Utah history ... 33 career field goals ranks fifth in school history ... 10-of-13 from 40 yards and out for his career ... 93 career PATs and 97.8-percent career PAT rate both rank fifth all-time at Utah ... made 54 straight PATs before he had one blocked.

2010-First-team all-MWC ... semifinalist for the Lou Groza award ... ranked fourth in the MWC in scoring and third among kickers (7.2 ppg, 13 FG, 55 XP) ... successful on 76.5-percent of his field goal tries (13-of-17) ... 13 made field goals ranked fourth in the conference ... connected on a school-record 18 field goals dating back to 2009 before missing a 42-yard attempt into a stiff headwind against Air Force ... 5-of-7 from 40 yards and out ... season-long 48-yard field goal against Wyoming (tied his career-high) ... kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against Pitt (21 yards) ... tied for 15th in the nation in PAT scoring (55 points) ... 55-of-56 in PATs ... 8-of-8 in PATs against UNM, SJSU, ISU and CSU (eight PATs is tied for the second-best single-game total in school history) ... set a new school record with his 20 kick-scoring points against Iowa State, when he was 4-for-4 in field goals and 8-for-8 in PATs ... pulled triple duty against SDSU and BYU, handling placekicking, punting and kickoffs ... punted in the final three games of the season for 16 punts with six downed inside the 20-yard line ... averaged 37.1 yards per punt with a long of 53 ... only three punts returned for a total of 22 yards ... first career punt was downed at the two-yard line against SDSU ... 13 kickoffs for 63.2 yards (one touchback) ... made and recovered an onside kick against Colorado State ... MWC Special Teams Player of the Week against SDSU.

2009-Honorable mention all-MWC ... semifinalist for the Lou Groza award ... most accurate place kicker in the MWC made 90.9% of his field goal attempts (20-22) ... 20 made field goals is the second-best single-season mark in school history and .909 field goal percentage ranks third ... led the MWC kickers in scoring, averaging 8.2 points per game ... ranked second in the MWC and ninth in the nation in made field goals per game (1.67) ... 5-of-6 in field goals from 40-plus yards ... broke the school record for field goals in a game by making 5-of-5 attempts against BYU (FGs from 21, 29, 31, 39 and 40 yards) ... 40-yard game-tying field goal with 0:29 left in regulation put Utah into overtime against BYU ... named the College Football Performance Awards National Kicker of the Week and the MWC Special Teams Player of the Week for his effort against BYU ... scored 13 of Utah's 37 points in win over Cal in the Poinsettia Bowl, making all three field goals and all four PATs ... long field goals of 48 yards against Louisville and 47 yards against San Diego State ... made 38-of-39 PATs, including 6-of-6 against New Mexico and 5-of-5 vs. UNLV and SDSU.

YEAR	G	FGM-FGA	PCT	PAT	PCT	FG LONG
2009	12	20-22	.909	38-39	.974	48
2010	13	13-17	.765	55-56	.982	48
Totals	15	33-39	.846	93-95	.978	48
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