Phil DiGiacomo
Phil DiGiacomo

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warrington, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks West HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
11/20/1982

VILLANOVA: Slated as the starter at fullback; Possesses a great understanding of the Villanova offense; Excellent receiver out of the backfield due to his outstanding hands; Expected to be the holder on field goal and extra point attempts.

2003: Started all games and registered 16 carries for 77 yards and 48 receptions for 325 yards and five touchdowns; Tallied one carry for one yard and nine receptions for 69 yards and a touchdown versus Hampton; Recorded seven rushes for 25 yards and six catches for 28 yards and a touchdown versus Temple; Credited with two carries for seven yards and four catches for 15 yards at New Hampshire; Had one carry for 18 yards and five receptions for 38 yards versus Northeastern; Totaled one rush for two yards and one catch for four yards versus James Madison; Registered one carry for nine yards and four catches for 10 yards in win at Rhode Island; Recorded one carry for as yard and one catch for eight yards versus UMass; Made two receptions for six yards and a touchdown at Richmond; Had six receptions for 44 yards and a touchdown at Hofstra; Tallied two carries for 14 yards and six catches for 46 yards versus Maine; Recorded three catches for 25 yards in season finale against Delaware.

2002: Recorded 176 yards rushing on 33 carries (5.3 yards per carry) and five touchdowns to go with 24 receptions for 180 yards and two scores; Tallied four carries for 34 yards and a touchdown and three receptions for 45 yards and a score at Rutgers; Credited with four rushes for 14 yards and two catches for nine yards at Colgate; Had 12 yards on one carry against Maine; Registered three carries for 35 yards and two receptions for 20 yards versus New Hampshire; Had two rushes for 21 yards versus JMU; Made two catches for 11 yards and a touchdown versus Hofstra; Tallied five carries for 15 yards and three receptions for 16 yards versus Penn; Made one catch for 25 yards against William & Mary; Recorded five carries for 25 yards and a score and one catch for eight yards against Rhode Island; Totaled two rushes for nine yards and a touchdown and two catches for 31 yards at McNeese St.

2001: Had 10 carries for 44 yards and 12 receptions for 115 yards and one touchdown; Carried three times for 13 yards and had six receptions for 45 yards versus New Haven; Recorded two rushes for 12 yards and three receptions for 57 yards at Maine; Posted five carries for 19 yards and two receptions for eight yards including his first touchdown on a two-yard catch against UMass; Made one reception for five yards at New Hampshire.

CENTRAL BUCKS WEST HIGH SCHOOL: 2000 first team All-State; 2000 All-League; 2000 Maxwell Award winner; Named to the Dick Butkus Weekly Honor Roll; 2000 Philadelphia Inquirer Suburban Player of the Year; Senior year stats included 1,416 yards rushing, 489 yards receiving and 410 passing yards; Earned high honors in 1998-2000.

PERSONAL: Communications major; Oldest of three children of Phil and Joann DiGiacomo; Father, Phil, played defensive end at Villanova and was captain of the 1977 team; Cousin, Rick Gibney, was a defensive tackle at Georgia Tech and Uncle, Don Cligget, played safety at Kansas State; Born 11/20/82 in Abington, Pa

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