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Phil Atkinson
Phil  Atkinson


Media, Pa.

High School:
Strath Haven

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185




Villanova vs. Pennsylvania Football 2007

Villanova vs. Pennsylvania Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, in Villanova, Pa.

Villanova: Expected to be one of the team's top playmakers; Can be dangerous after the catch; Possesses good hands.

2007: Played in all 11 games and had 32 receptions for 324 yards and a team-best eight touchdowns to go with 19 carries for 49 yards and one score; Ranked second on the team in scoring with 54 points; Tallied three receptions for five yards at Maryland; Made three catches for 67 yards including a 47-yard touchdown reception to go with one carry for 16 yards at Lehigh; Credited with two receptions for two yards versus Maine; Recorded five receptions for a career-best 112 yards and a career-high three touchdowns versus Penn; The three scores were from 33, 10 and 47 yards; Amassed one catch for four yards and one rush for -1 yard at JMU; Totaled three catches for 26 yards and one touchdown versus William & Mary; Registered two receptions for 17 yards at Massachusetts; Tallied three catches for 23 yards and two carries for 24 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown run against Hofstra; Recorded four receptions for 34 yards and two touchdowns and two carries for 10 yards at Richmond; Had four catches for 24 yards and one touchdown to go with four carries for three yards versus Towson; Totaled two catches for 10 yards against Delaware.

2006: Played in all 11 games and tallied 29 receptions for 361 yards and one touchdown and had 13 carries for 131 yards; Recorded a career-high six catches for 33 yards and had two carries for 11 yards at Central Florida; Posted two carries for 16 yards versus Lehigh; Tallied three receptions for 33 yards and one carry for 48 yards against Massachusetts; Completed a pass for 17 yards and had one reception for 14 yards versus Penn; Registered five receptions for 61 yards and two carries for eight yards at Hofstra; Credited with two catches for 22 yards at Maine; Made one reception for three yards versus Towson; Tallied three receptions for 59 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown pass and rushed once for five yards at William & Mary; Posted two catches for 27 yards at Richmond; Recorded two receptions for 22 yards and three rushes for 36 yards versus James Madison; Had four catches for 87 yards and one carry for eight yards at Delaware.

2005: Played in nine games and made 10 catches for 110 yards; Had one catch for 26 yards versus Penn; Tallied three receptions for 15 yards against New Hampshire; Made one reception for 10 yards versus Rhode Island; Registered three catches for 42 yards, including a season-best 38 yard reception at Towson; Made one catch for five yards versus James Madison; Had one reception for 12 yards against Delaware.

2004: Redshirted.

Strath Haven High School: Earned three letters in football while also lettering in basketball and track; Named All-League in football his junior year and was a two-time All-County pick for track; Made 16 carries for 172 yards as a senior and also made four receptions for 147 yards; Tallied six touchdowns and six interceptions as a junior; Captured a state championship in the 300 hurdles his junior year; Member of the Strath Haven Honor Roll; All-League second team selection and state champion in 300-meter high hurdles.

Personal: Human Services major; Born 8/22/85 in Media, Pa.