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Loyd Phillips

Defensive Tackle

Loyd Wade Phillips

Inducted 1992

Date of Birth



Fort Worth, TX


University of Arkansas (1964-1966)


Loyd Phillips played defensive tackle for Arkansas at 230 pounds, was all-conference three times and All-America twice. He was unanimous All-America in 1966 and won the Outland Trophy as the nation's best interior lineman. The Hogs won a share of the 1964 national title and during his era UA had a 29-3 record. The Chicago Bears drafted him, but an injury cut short any pro football career. Phillips went back to school and obtained a master's degree in education. He served as vice-principal at junior and senior high schools in Arkansas. The Phillips family has been involved in Arkansas activities. Loyd's son, McKenzie, played tackle for the Arkansas football team in 1988, 1989 and 1991. Loyd's brother, Terry Don Phillips, played tackle at Arkansas 1966-1968; in 1992 he was named Associate Athletic Director at Arkansas.


Height 6'3

Weight 230

Career Highlights

  • 1966 All-Conference
  • 1966 Heisman - Ninth
  • 1966 Outland Award Winner
  • 1966 Unanimous All-America
  • 1965 All-Conference
  • 1965 Consensus All-America
  • 1964 All-Conference
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