“He’s a great communicator and responds well to everyone in the locker room. He’s got great people skills and you need that in a quarterback. We believe in him."
—All-Pro running back LaDainian Tomlinson

''He's done a lot of great things for them ... he seems like he's a very competitive guy."
—All-Pro quarterback Tom Brady

"It’s remarkable to be able to step in like he did as a freshman."
—NC State teammate Koren Robinson

"Philip did it all right away, with never a fright in his voice. It shows you what a special kind of person he is."
—Former NC State head coach Chuck Amato

"He throws with great touch and great accuracy."
—College Football Hall of Famer Chuck Long

"This guy sees things almost instantly."
—Maryland head coach Ralph Friedgen

"He’s played pretty much like I expected him to."
—Former Chargers head coach Marty Schottenheimer

"He’s an extremely instinctive player."

"He gets along with everyone and knows how to handle people. Add the physical skills with that and we’ve got what we believe will be a very successful quarterback."
—Former teammate Keenan McCardell

"He wants to have his hands in everything. He’s always going."
—Steve Rivers

"However you want to define what IT is, Philip has IT."
—Quarterback guru Norm Chow

"He's calm and confident and that just rubs off on everyone else."
—Former teammate Vincent Jackson


LaDainian Tomlinson,
2002 Pristine



Marty Schottenheimer,
1992 Pro Lin

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