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Cleveland Browns: Offense Starts to Take Shape With Hiring of Joker Phillips

The Cleveland Browns have officially hired a new wide receivers coach, “Joker” Joseph Phillips. The 51 year-old from Kentucky has an extensive coaching career, albeit at the collegiate and positional level, but he is also a former NFL player. Phillips has also worked with new Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo at Notre Dame, so there should already be a comfort level...
Via Buckeye State Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns announce Phillips as new wide receivers coach

The Cleveland Browns have announced that Joker Phillips has been hired to coach the wide receivers, replacing Mike McDaniel. Phillips, 51, has 26 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. The majority of that experience has been coaching the wide receiver position. After a brief NFL career as a wide receiver, Phillips returned to the University of Kentucky where he played...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns to hire Joker Phillips to coach wide receivers

The Cleveland Browns have a new wide receivers coach and his name is Joker. Joker Phillips is set to coach Andrew Hawkins, Taylor Gabriel, Travis Benjamin and Not Josh Gordon. Joseph “Joker” Phillips has been a coach in various capacities since the late 1980’s. He’s had stops in Kentucky, Cincinnati, Minnesota, Notre Dame and South Carolina in various coaching capacities...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips hired by Cleveland Browns

Former University of Kentucky head football coach Joker Phillips is being hired as wide receivers coach by the Cleveland Browns, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.  Former U of Kentucky HC Joker Phillips will join the #Browns staff as WRs coach, league source confirmed. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 28, 2015 The hires makes sense from a prior […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Joker Phillips to be Browns wide receivers coach

There are plenty of reports that former Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips is about to be hired as wide receivers coach by the Cleveland Browns. That would make sense considering that the Browns new offensive coordinator, John DeFilippo, is the … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 days ago

Report: Some High Schools Are Banning Miami’s Staff From Their Campuses After Joker Phillips Situation

Miami’s program under fire? Last week, Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips, who used to be the head coach at Kentucky just a few years ago, resigned from his position after it was reported that he’d been in contact with a potential recruit during a dead period. It was later revealed by Yahoo Sports that Phillips had been photographed during the transgression by someone...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips may have committed ‘major recruiting violation’ at Florida

The Joker Phillips saga with the Kentucky Wildcats ,ended ugly, and it appears the same is happening with the Florida Gators. After resigning from the school Wednesday, there’s now a report from Yahoo Sports that Phillips did so in light of a potential major recruiting violation. Former University of Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips resigned this week after the NCAA...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joker Phillips Forced To Resign Over Possible NCAA Recruiting Violations

Florida fans and players have been miffed as to the reasoning behind wide receivers coach Joker Phillips’ sudden resignation from the Gators’ staff earlier today. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Phillips was actually forced out of the position by head coach Will Muschamp, who believes that the former Kentucky head coach may have committed recruiting violations. Joker...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joker Phillips resigned from UF over NCAA violations

Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday that receivers coach Joker Phillips has resigned from the position.  Former Gators quarterback Chris Leak will take over for Phillips as receivers coach.  “I’m thankful for the opportunity that the University of Florida and Will Muschamp provided to me and my family, but at this time I have decided to step down from my position...
Via Thacover2
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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