JOKER PHILLIPS RUMORS

Joker Phillips Added to Staff

Today it was announced the Ohio State football team had added Joker Phillips to their coaching staff as a Quality Control assistant.  Anytime you can add a former FBS head coach and NFL positional coach to the ranks, it is a good thing. Some may remember Phillips as the head coach of Kentucky while a large portion of the fan base may simply know him as the Cleveland Browns wide...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Kentucky HC Joker Phillips hired as assistant at Ohio State

From 2010-2012, Joker Phillips had relative success with the Kentucky Wildcats, going 13-24 with an appearance in the BBVA Compass Bowl in 2010. After spending the 2015 season in the NFL, he will head back to the collegiate level as an assistant with Ohio State. It was reported by Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones on Thursday that Phillips will stay in the state of Ohio and will...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State adds former Kentucky coach Joker Phillips to staff

Urban Meyer has added Joker Phillips to his Ohio State coaching staff, the program confirmed Wednesday evening.  Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones first reported the news.  Phillips, 53, was forced to resign from his assistant coaching position at Florida in 2014 after committing a recruiting violation. He was Kentucky’s head coach from 2010-12 and spent 2015 as an assistant...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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

Joker Phillips resigns as Florida WR coach, replaced by Chris Leak

Former Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips resigned Wednesday from his post as wide receivers coach at Florida and will be replaced by Chris Leak. No details are available about the reason for Phillips’ abrupt resignation. In a statement announcing the news, Phillips says he is stepping down because of the infamous “personal reasons.” “I’m thankful […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips Resigns As Florida’s Wide Receivers Coach, Will Be Replaced By Chris Leak

Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips resigned today, citing “personal reasons” as his reason why he is leaving Will Muschamp’s staff. He will be replaced by former Gators quarterback Chris Leak. Phillips joined Muschamp’s staff in 2012 after a three year stint as Kentucky’s head coach, where he compiled a 13-24 record while going 4-20 against teams in the SEC. Prior...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips resigns, Chris Leak to coach Gators' receivers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gators head coach Will Muschamp announced the resignation of receivers coach Joker Phillips on Wednesday. In the wake of Phillips' departure, former Gators quarterback Chris Leak will take over as receivers coach. Leak returned to UF in May 2013 and moves from his role as an offensive graduate assistant. Phillips joined the Gators in December 2012 after spending...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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