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Phillips Coming on Strong

Breaking down the multi-faceted impact of Texas senior safety Adrian Phillips.

In every good defensive scheme, there's a player who makes it run without getting the stats. For many, it's a nose tackle who eats up multiple blocks. For others, it's a cornerback who is so good he rarely gets tested. I once covered a player who finished a season with just 16 tackles, but he earned second-team All-Big 12 mention from the league's coaches because they could see the kind of impact... Recommended Stories