Nice article on Phillips that expounds on his history that’s led him to where he’s at now
ANGELO FOOTBALL CLINIC: Wade Phillips returns to San Angelo as a Super Bowl champion
Although he’s known as a defensive genius, Phillips played quarterback at Port Neches Grove High School and his first season at the University of Houston.
"I played quarterback my freshman year and then my sophomore year they said, ‘You can probably redshirt at quarterback or you can start at linebacker,’ " he said. “So I ended up starting at linebacker and that was it. I wasn’t a great quarterback, but I was a decent linebacker.”