RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 43 wide receiver in the nation and the No. 7 prospect in Maryland by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 48 wide receiver in the country and the No. 6 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 111 wide receiver in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 97 wide receiver in the country, the No. 87 player in his region and the No. 16 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 7/31/2013 … An Offense-Defense All-America Game selection … A first-team all-state selection who was named the state’s offensive player of the year by the media … A Maryland Consensus All-State selection … Named the Prince George Gazette’s Player of the Year … An All-Met first-team selection by The Washington Post … Caught 68 passes for 1,233 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior and 34 passes for 632 yars and eight touchdowns as a junior … Recruited by Aaron Moorehead.
PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 16, 1995, in Charlotte, NC … Son of Raymond Phillips and Toeleesar Nicholson … Has two older sisters, a younger sister, and an older brother … Contemplated major is business.
WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “After my visit in the spring, I felt really, really good. I committed the day before we went into camp [high school practice]. I talked to my mom about it, and she told me that if that’s where I wanted to go, then go ahead and commit. There was no need to prolong the process.”