#2816359 Overall Influence

Dode Phillips

American-football player


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

David Gardiner "Dode" Phillips III was an American football player and coach. He coached high school in Anderson, South Carolina and then his alma mater. He also played several years of minor league baseball before committing to coaching full-time at Moultrie High School in Georgia. Moultrie High won the south Georgia title in 1928. Phillips worked for NBC WFBC as a sports analyst and color commentator in 1937 and 1938 before returning to the sideline as an assistant for Jakie Todd at Erskine. In 1941, Todd was appointed as chief of the state pardon and parole board. Phillips took over and coached Erskine for the final three games of the season.

Source: Wikipedia

Other Resources


What schools is this person affiliated with?

Erskine College

Christian liberal arts college in South Carolina, U.S.