Henry Phillips
Henry Phillips
Team: Football
Class: 1904
Induction Year: 2004

Guard … Inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame in 1959 … Four-time All-South, 1901-02-03-04 … 1902 team captain … President of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc. 1919-1922 ... Played guard, but scored 16 career touchdowns ... At 6-4, he was a member of John Heisman’s All-Time S.I.A.A. Team (chosen in 1912) ... Scored five touchdowns vs. Auburn in 1903 …  Sewanee  B.A. graduate in 1904 … Bachelor of Divinity in 1906 …He was the line coach on the Southern champion 1909 team … Former Sewanee Chaplain and Professor of English Bible (1915-1922) … Former Sewanee Trustee (1940-43) … Consecrated Bishop of Southwestern Virginia in 1938 …Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 16, 1882 … Educated in Atlanta public schools … Died June 29, 1955 in Boone, N.C. at the age of 73 …