East Mississippi Community College standout Lorenzo Phillips, right, and his teammates will play in the National Junior College Athletic Association Championship Saturday at the Mississippi Bowl in Biloxi, Mississippi. Phillips, a Patterson High alum, is among the nation’s leaders in sacks this season with 13. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of East Mississippi Community College)
For former Patterson High standout and LSU football player Lorenzo Phillips, a National Junior College Athletic Association Championship would be just the beginning of his redemption.
Despite being projected to finish fourth in the West Division, Louisiana Tech will head to Marshall Saturday in the Conference USA Championship Game as it plays the Thundering Herd on ESPN2.