Award Winner Description

Jeff Phillips won All-America honors four times during his career and set the school record of
10.11 in the 1981 NCAA 100 meter dash when he finished second.. Phillips also recorded sixth place
finishes in the 1980 and 1981 NCAA indoor 60 yard dash, an event he also at one time held the UT
record of 5.9. A member of the 4×100 meter relay team, Phillips led the Vols to a third place
finish in the 1981 NCAA outdoor meet. Phillips 100m mark of 10.11 ties for seventh on the all-time
list while his 200m time of 20.36 ranks fifth currently. Although he never captured an SEC
individual championship he was a solid point producer for the Vols during his career. Phillips was
fifth in the 1981 SEC indoor 60 dash and that outdoor season in the 100m he finished second with a
10.29,