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JOKER PHILLIPS RUMORS

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

Sources: Possible recruiting violation preceded Joker Phillips' resignation at Florida

Former University of Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips resigned this week after the NCAA received a photo of the coach sitting in a restaurant with a high school recruit during a mandated dead period in recruiting, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. Three sources told Yahoo Sports the photo was turned over to the NCAA by an individual with ties to the Miami Hurricanes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 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

Joker Phillips resigned after Miami person turned in a photo of him with recruit

Joker Phillips resigned as wide receivers coach at Florida Wednesday citing “personal reasons,” with reports saying he resigned over a possible recruiting violation. Yahoo! Sports reports that Phillips resigned after a person with ties to the Miami football program turned in a photo of the former Kentucky coach with a recruit at a restaurant. This […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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

Winning culture drew Joker Phillips to Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Joker Phillips wants to win again. He needs to win again.Wins were difficult to come by the last couple of seasons for Phillips as head coach at Kentucky. In 2010, the Kentucky graduate became the first coach in school history to take the Wildcats to a bowl game in his first season. Over the next two seasons the Wildcats won only seven games, including a 2-10 record...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Possible replacements for Joker Phillips

The first domino in the college football coaching carousel fell on Sunday, as Joker Phillips was fired at Kentucky. Phillips led the Wildcats to a...
Via Athlon Sports
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky fires Phillips as coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky has fired football coach Joker Phillips, a day after an embarrassing loss to Vanderbilt. Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced Phillips' dismissal Sunday in an open letter on the athletic department's web site. The Wildcats lost their eighth straight game on Saturday, a 40-0 home loss to Vanderbilt. It was their worst loss to the Commodores...
Via Fox Sports South
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss
MOVING ON

Kentucky fires Joker Phillips

Kentucky is toting a 1-9 record this season and has not won a game in the SEC, and as a result head coach Joker Phillips has been fired.

Via Crystal Ball Run
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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