Michael Philipp

Michael Philipp

Player Profile

RS Senior

San Bernardino, Calif.

High School:
Arroyo Valley

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 329





No Fooling! It's Spring Practice Day One

Mike Riley liked the first day of workouts.


It's Spring, as in Football Practice

Beavers hit the field April 1.


Michael Philipp Shows His Musical Talent; the Trip to San Antonio

Beavers and Texas Dec. 29


Audibles -- The Offensive Line

Audibles -- The Offensive Line


Beavers to Host Golden Bears in First of Three Straight at Home

Beavers to Host Golden Bears in First of Three Straight at Home

Philipp Ready to Be Big Man on Campus

Brothers Got Philipp Ready

Meet Michael Philipp

2012: Michael Philipp (pronounced FILL-ip) is a versatile lineman that is a frontrunner to reclaim one of the open starting spots this season ... 22 career starts entering the season is the most on the team. 2011: Struggled through a knee injury during fall camp that required surgery ... redshirt ... had moved to right tackle prior to the season. 2010: Had an injury-marred season that included a broken nose and ankle injury prior to the first game - in fact missed the first game ... suffered a sprained ankle in the latter half of the season forcing him to miss the last three games ... Phil Steele named him to his Pac-10 Second Team. 2009: Freshman All-America teams by Phil Steele and CollegeFootballNews.com ... won the starting left tackle spot during fall camp ... the first true freshman to start on the offensive line at Oregon State since 1997 ... formed a solid left side of the line along with Grant Johnson (LG), both of which were new starters.

ARROYO VALLEY: Highly recruited offensive lineman ... rated by rivals.com as four-star athlete ... 2007 and '08 all-state ... rivals.com rated him the 66th best overall prospect in the nation, the second-best run blocker and the third-best pass blocker ... SuperPrep All-American ... received the Anthony Munoz Offensive Lineman of the Year award as the top offensive lineman in San Bernardino County ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

PERSONAL: Born September 7, 1991 in San Bernardino, California ... son of Mareko and Me Philipp ... has one sister, Clara, and three brothers, Mark, Paul and Hans ... Mark played football at Southern Illinois and is currently a strength and conditioning coach at Oregon State ... Paul was a four-year letterman (2003-06) at Arizona ... Hans lettered as a defensive tackle at Arizona in 2008 ... chose Oregon State because "it came down to where I felt most comfortable and for me, that was at Oregon State. My trip to Oregon State was eye opening and I loved it. I loved the coaches and especially Coach Riley and the Coach Cavanaugh" ... participated in the "Learning Through Listening: Native American Issues in Rural Oregon Communities during spring break of 2010, involving five days of interacting with the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians ... majoring in public health.

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