News

Sharks Sign Receiver Gregory Phillips

01/21/2021 2:32 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The 2019 National Arena League Champion Jacksonville Sharks have announced today the signing of wide receiver Gregory Phillips. This will be his rookie season in arena football.


Phillips (5’11, 210) most recently played as a wide receiver in the debut of the The Spring League (TSL) in 2019 and was an undrafted NFL prospect following his college career.


Phillips attended Purdue University where he played receiver from 2014-2017. During his career as a Boilermaker he played in 49 games snagging 84 catches for 889 yards and scored four touchdowns. He was an Academic All-Big Ten his last two seasons with Purdue.


A native of Lithonia, GA Phillips played for Arabia Mountain High School. During his senior year he caught 41 passes for 748 yards and scored 10 touchdowns. Prior to committing to Purdue he earned 5A All-State Honorable Mention and was a three-star prospect by ESPN.


About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2019 & 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions play all of their home games at the Veterans Memorial Arena. Shark Nation Memberships for the 2021 season are now available. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700 or email [email protected]   Follow the Sharks on Facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumshark