Philip William Newman ... Born: Sept. 30, 1980 ... Jeresy Number: 30.
HONORS - 2002 Academic All-SEC. CAREER - Games/Started: 14/3.
2003 - Games/Started: 2/0 ... Kicked-off four times during the regular season, causing one touchback.
2002 - Games/Started 11/3 ... Primarily handled the kickoff duties but injuries forced him into place-kicking duties in three games ... Handled all kicking duties against Middle Tennessee, Arkansas and Georgia ... Hit all eight of his extra point attempts and connected on 4-of-8 field goals ... Hit two crucial fields in overtime versus Arkansas ... They came from 33 and 31 yards out ... Sixteen of his 45 kickoffs went for touchbacks.
2001 - Sat out season as transfer from Georgia Tech ...
2000 - Successful
on his only PAT kick attempt for the Yellow Jackets ... Added 12 touchbacks
helping Tech to
tops in the ACC in kickoff coverage ... Contributed two coverage tackles ...
1999 - Kicker at Georgia Tech ... Had 18 kickoffs reach end zone and made four tackles on coverage ... Tech was second in ACC in kickoff coverage ...
HIGH SCHOOL - Made 14 of 24 field goals in career, with 7-of-12 as a senior ... Three of those were good from 54, 57 and 58 yards ... Had 45.8-yard average as punter ... All-State selection his senior campaign ... Named top combination kicker in country as a senior ... Missed most of junior season with broken ankle ... Coach at Walton High School: Ed Dudley.