Published Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 12:01 am / Updated at 11:14 am
FOOTBALL
Wildcats' Phillips gets Ohio offer

Millard West junior Harrison Phillips received an offer from Ohio University Wednesday.

The defensive end prospect said by text that the offer came from Ohio defensive coordinator and former Nebraska grad assistant Jimmy Burrow. Phillips, who said he measures just shy of 6-foot-4 and weighs 247 pounds, added Ohio to offers he already holds from South Dakota State and North Dakota.

At last weekend's state wrestling tournament, Phillips won his second-straight state title with his victory in the Class A heavyweight championship match. He and the Wildcats will take part in the first Nebraska dual championship tournament this weekend in Kearney.

As a junior Phillips finished with 43 solo and 47 assisted tackles, as well as 11.5 sacks and four pass breakups.

Contact the writer: Nick Rubek

nickrubek@gmail.com    |   402-850-0781    |  

Nick Rubek covers Nebraska football, Omaha Beef football and high school sports throughout the state, including football, wrestling and soccer.

TEAM TRACKER »
GAME OF THE WEEK »
Each week during the high school sports season, NEPrepZone.com highlights a matchup in the ongoing "Hiland Dairy Game of the Week" series. Previous matchups »

Refuel with Hiland »


SEARCH
ON TWITTER »
LIVE CHAT
< >
SPOTLIGHT »
2013 All-Nebraska football, volleyball teams
View The World-Herald's selections to the 2013 All-Nebraska football and volleyball teams.
2013 Super Six football team
Meet The World-Herald's 2013 Super Six team, honoring the area's top college football prospects.
All-Nebraska basketball teams 'shake' it up
Being known more for their ability to shake off a defender than for their dance moves didn't stop our 2013 All-Nebraska basketball selections from busting a few "Harlem Shake"-inspired moves.
Facebook: Nebraska Prep Zone Page
The Nebraska Prep Zone Facebook page is your home on the social web to get the latest Nebraska prep sports news, photos, updates and more from around the Midlands.
Map: Nebraska Stadiums
Need help finding a stadium in the state of Nebraska? We've got you covered with this interactive map of high school and college facilities from across the state.
Nebraska high school all-time swimming leaders
See a complete list of the all-time leaders from Nebraska high school swimming and diving competition.
Nebraska high school all-time track charts
See a complete list of the all-time leaders from Nebraska high school track and field competition.
The disappearance of small-town football
Friday night lights across rural Nebraska are going dark. But one town, in its last season of gridiron independence, proved that school spirit is stronger than ever.
Western Iowa high school all-time track charts
See a complete list of the all-time leaders from Western Iowa high school track and field competition.