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Jess Phillips was born on February 28, 1947 and is 76 years old now.
Birthday: February 28, 1947
How Old - Age: 76
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Jess Phillips - Biography
Jess Phillips Jr. (born February 28, 1947) is an American former professional football player who played running back for 10 seasons in American Pro Football. He began his pro career with the American Football League's Cincinnati Bengals in 1968, and also played for the NFL's Bengals as well as the New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots.
Phillips grew up in Beaumont, Texas, the oldest of four children. He attended Charlton-Pollard High School. He played college football at Michigan State University, where he played safety on defense. He played in one of the greatest college football games of all-time, the historic 10-10 tie between undefeated MSU and undefeated Notre Dame. He was a mathematics major.
As a sophomore at Michigan State, Phillips met his future wife, Julie. On September 1, 1969, Julie gave birth to their son Jess Phillips III.
During his off-seasons in Cincinnati, Phillips worked as a mortgage loan officer for then Central Trust Bank, and he worked for a company that printed weekly commodity charts and mailed them out to futures' brokers and traders.