Phillips joins BC teammate Murphy in Pittsburgh
Hilliman and Murphy for over 100 yards in loss
Eagles rush for 240 yards in loss.
Murphy breaks Flutie's record for rushing yards by a BC quarterback
Hilliman led the Eagles for 101 yards and two touchdowns.
NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14
PHILLIPS' CAREER HIGHS
NOTES: Transferred to Boston College for the fall (2014) semester; played the 2012 and 2013 seasons at the University of Connecticut after playing the 2010 season at BC.
2014 (SENIOR): Played in 12 games, making three starts … led the Eagles with four receiving touchdowns … recorded 282 yards on 12 catches, averaging a team-high 21.7 yards per catch … averaged 23.5 yards per game … caught a season-high four passes for a season-high 78 yards, including a 48-yard touchdown, against Pittsburgh (Sept. 5) … nabbed a 17-yard catch against No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) … caught a 37-yard touchdown reception at Wake Forest (Oct. 25) … tallied a 24-yard catch at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) … tallied a season-long, 49-yard reception for a touchdown at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) … caught a 30-yard pass against Syracuse (Nov. 29) … recorded three catches for 40 yards, including a 19-yard TD reception, in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Penn State (Dec. 26) … earned the Athletics Director’s Award for Academic Achievement.
AT UCONN: Started eight games at wide receiver in 2013, missing four due to injury ... ended the year third on the team with 28 receptions for 406 yards and three touchdowns ... opened the year with five catches for 77 yards and two scores vs. Towson (Aug. 29) ... had a career day with 10 receptions for 178 yards and a 75-yard touchdown vs. Maryland (Sept. 14) ... played his first season at UConn in 2012 after transferring from Boston College and was the Huskies' second-leading receiver with 32 receptions ... came on strong at the end of the season, making 14 receptions in the final three games .. had his only TD reception of the season in win over Louisville (Nov. 24) ... sat out 2011 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in four games … made one catch for nine yards at Florida State (Oct. 16) … returned four kickoffs for 63 yards, including one run of 20 yards, against Maryland (Oct. 23). HIGH SCHOOL: Played at DePaul Catholic High School ... played for the East team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 9, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas ... led DePaul to a 7-2 mark in 2009 ... made 40 catches for 765 yards and 12 scores in 2008.
PERSONAL: Shakim Kemar Phillips … received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.