Played in his first season with the Huskies last year and is projected as a starter on the preseason depth chart.
2012: Played his first season at UConn in 2012 after transferring from Boston College and was the Huskies' second-leading receiver with 32 receptions...Came on strong at the end of the season, making 14 receptions in the final three games..Tied a career-high with seven receptions in season finale vs. Cincinnati (Dec. 1) after also having seven vs. Temple (Oct. 13)..Had his only TD reception of the season in win over Louisville (Nov. 24)...Had five receptions for 52 yards in win over Pittsburgh (Nov. 9)...Also had four receptions for 42 yards vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 22).
2011: Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Was named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the USF game (Oct. 15).
2010: Appeared in four games for Boston College ... Caught first pass of his career for nine yards at Florida State.
High School: Played at DePaul Catholic High School ... Played for the East team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 9, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas ... Led DePaul to a 7-2 mark in 2009 ... Made 40 catches for 765 yards and 12 scores in 2008.
Personal Profile: Shakim Kemar Phillips ... Born on March 19, 1992 ... An resource economics major.
Most Receptions, Game: 7, vs. Temple, 10/13/12
Most Receiving Yards, Game: 100, vs. Temple, 10/13/12