STAR SPOTLIGHT: Keep an eye on TRA junior lineman Phillips


Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel junior Gibson Phillips just wrapped up an impressive campaign. Phillips, No. 52, recorded a sack Friday night against cross-town rival the Millington Trojans. He plays both sides of the ball as a tackle on the Rebel lines. His 2020 stats can be found online at MaxPreps. For tackles in the state of Tennessee, Gibson finished No. 1 in both sacks with 5 and tackles for loss with 13.

He was No. 3 in solo tackles (29), No. 5 in total tackles (43), and No. 6 in tackles per game (5.4). This was across all divisions. He also logged a caused fumble, a recovered fumble, and a blocked extra point.