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Phillips inks with Stetson University
Lucas Phillips is all smiles as he signs on to play football with Stetson University Thursday afternoon. Seated with Phillips is his mother Laurel Phillips. Standing from left are DCHS Tiger Head Coach Steve Trapp and father David Phillips. - photo by Photo by Eric Drennan
DCHS senior Lucas Phillips signed to play football with Stetson University in Orlando, Fla.A three year starter for the Tigers, Phillips looks to compete for the starting quarterback position for the Hatters this fall.Stetson, who has not competed in football since 1956, will return to the gridiron for the 2013 season.Playing in the Pioneer League, Phillips and company will have their work cut out for them this season as a start-up program.Phillips was rated as their number-one prospect when the season ended.The Smithville Review sat down with Phillips after the signing and asked the young man a few questions.Smithville Review: Big day for you and your family. What are your emotions right now?Lucas Phillips: Pretty exciting. I’m ready to get going.