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Phil Trautwein


6' 6"
Voorhees, N.J.
310 lbs.
Phil Trautwein


CAREER: Appeared in 46 career games with 29 starts… A 2007 & 2008 All-SEC Selection…Named to the 2006 & 2008 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll…Garnered 2008 AP first-team All-SEC honors…Phil Steele second-team All-SEC honoree…A 2008 Sports Illustrated second-team All-American…2008 third-team All-American…The Brooks Irvine Memorial Football Club 2008 Division I Player of the Year…2008 Touchdown Club of Southern New Jersey Division I Player of the Year…2008: A team captain of the 2008 squad…Also a member of the 2008 UF Football Leadership Committee…Started all 14 games at left tackle, including contests against Alabama and Oklahoma in the 2008 SEC Championship Game and 2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game…Was featured as the CBS Student-Athlete of the Game against Georgia…Graded out a Champion at 100 percent, missing no assignments in the contests against Kentucky on Homecoming and The Citadel…Recorded five knockdowns, while checking in at 97 percent against LSU…Garnered Champions’ Club honors against Vanderbilt (93), South Carolina (90), Arkansas and Hawaii (83) and was named UF’s Offensive Player of the Game (84) against Tennessee…2007: Missed the season due to a stress fracture suffered in preseason drills in his right foot…Member of the Leadership Committee…2006: Started all 14 games at left tackle…Graded out at a team-high 82 percent in the 21-14 victory over Georgia in Jacksonville…Lined up at left tackle to begin the new season for the Orange and Blue…2005: Saw action in all 12 games, making his first career start as a tight end against Florida State…Graded out over 70 percent in six games, with his best performance coming against Georgia (86 percent)…Was a member of the field-goal and extra-point protection packages on special teams…Appeared in the starting lineup against Florida State as a blocking tight end…Wore jersey No. 86 in the final two games of the season, appearing in the games as a tight end and not as an offensive lineman…2004: A reserve offensive tackle…Along with Drew Miller, became the only the 13th and 14th true freshman offensive linemen to play on opening day and the first since Randy Hand in 2002… Saw action in six games, five of the last seven (Eastern Michigan, Middle Tennessee State, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Miami) for 60 plays…First career action came against Eastern Michigan, recording two knockdowns…Saw action for career-high 18 plays vs. Middle Tennessee State…Took 12 snaps at left tackle. Miami in the Peach Bowl…PREP: One of the top offensive line prospects in the state of New Jersey…Ranked as seventh-best prospect in New Jersey by SuperPrep’s All-America issue…Rated as a three-star athlete and 28th-best offensive tackle prospect by… also ranked him as the ninth- best prospect from New Jersey and the No. 56 on Atlantic East Amazing 80… Philadelphia Inquirer first-team All-South Jersey lineman…Led Eastern to first South Jersey, Group 4 Championship…Earned Second-Team All-Group 4 honors following his junior season…Boasted a 3.7 GPA…Excelled in wrestling as well, finishing third in the region in his weight class as a junior…High school coach was Dan Spittal…Considered Tennessee, Virginia, Boston College and Michigan State in the decision-making process…PERSONAL: Was born on April 15, 1986…Active member of the Goodwill Gators who participated in the Jump Rope for Heart event…His mother is Renee Trautwein…Has an older brother, Matt, and a younger sister, Sarah…MAJOR: Attending graduate school for Educational Leadership.

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