Louisiana Tech hosts the 14th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Football at San Jose State
Louisiana Tech hosts Fresno State on Nov. 6, 2010 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Louisiana Tech football at No. 2 Boise State in Bronco Stadium, Boise, Idaho on Oct. 26, 2010.
Louisiana Tech hosts Idaho at Joe Aillet Stadium on Oct. 16, 2010.
2009: Named all-WAC second team as a kick return specialist... Despite being hampered by turf toe throughout most of the season and a sprained ankle during the last half of the year, was still one of the most prolific offensive assets on the team... Set the school record for career kick and punt returns for a touchdown with six... Ran the ball 25 times, mostly out of a "Wildcat" formation, for 249 yards... Caught 20 passes for 205 yards and was among the national leaders in consecutive games with a reception as he was tied for 12th before his streak of 29 straight games came to an end at Utah State (10/24)... Opened the year at Auburn (9/5), catching five passes for 43 yards and returning six kicks for 121 yards... Returned a punt for a career-best 85 yards and a touchdown at Navy (9/12), the only time Navy would punt to him... Also returned three kicks for a total of 52 yards at Navy... Named Western Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance at Navy... Also garned LA Tech Special Teams Player of the Week following that game... Caught four passes for 85 yards against Nicholls State (9/19) while also rushing the ball three times for 24 yards... Ran the ball three times for 52 yards in Tech's dominating 27-6 win over Hawai'i (9/30) while catching two passes for 12 yards... Returned three kickoffs for 124 yards at Nevada (10/9), including an 84-yard return... Also at Nevada, caught one pass for a loss of two yards, extending a streak of 28 consecutive games played with at least one reception... Caugh three passes for 29 yards and ran the ball twice for 13 yards against New Mexico State (10/17) while returning one punt for five yards... Set the Louisiana Tech record for kick and/or punt returns for a touchdown at Utah State (10/24), running back a kickoff in the second quarter 100 yards for a touchdown, one of only two WAC players to return a kick 100 yards during the 2009 campaign... That marked the only kick Utah State would allow him to return... Also at Utah State (10/24), ran the ball out of the "Wildcat" formation four times for 37 yards... Returned to the "Wildcat" formation at Idaho (10/31), running the ball three times for 73 yards while catching three passes for 30 yards, all happening in the first half after spraining his ankle right before halftime as he did not return... Came back against No. 5 Boise State (11/6), returning three kickoffs for 75 yards and running the ball three times out of the "Wildcat" for 10 yards... Ran the ball three times out of the "Wildcat" at No. 9 LSU (11/14) for 19 yards while returning three kickoffs for 65 yards... Returned one kickoff at Fresno State (11/21) for 22 yards... In the season finale against San Jose State (12/5), ran the ball twice for 23 yards, returned three kicks for 67 yards and returned four punts for eight yards.
2008: Saw action in 13 games while starting in seven ... Named first team all-WAC as a special teams returner ... Named Independence Bowl Offensive Player of the game 12/28/08 ... Named first team All-Louisiana as a returner and second team All-Louisiana as a receiver by the LSWA...Named LA Tech Offensive POW (Mississippi State and NMSU games) ...Named LSWA Offensive POW (NMSU game) ... Named WAC Special Teams POW (Fresno State game) ...Named LA Tech Special teams POW for performance in IBowl vs. Northern Illinois...Has caught a pass in 23 of 25 career games (23 straight)...Returned a kickoff 97 yards for a TD in the Independence Bowl vs. Northern Illinois...Averaged 25.8 yards per kick return and 15.3 yards per punt return ... Returned 16 punts for 245 yards and two scores ... Returned 32 kickoffs for 826 yards ... Longest punt return of 81 yards came against Fresno State 11/1/08 ... Caught 43 passes for 607 yards and two scores ... Averaged 14.1 yards per catch ... Longest catch of 68 yards came against New Mexico State ... Rushed the ball 30 times for 337 yards and two scores ... Caught touchdowns against New Mexico State and Nevada ... Rushed for scores against Idaho and New Mexico State ... Ranks No. 1 in WAC and No. 18 in the nation in all-purpose yards per game (155.0 ypg) ... 32 kick returns is third most in a season in Tech history ... Second most kick return yardage in a season (826) ... Fifth most career kickoff return yards (1,274) ... Third most all-purpose yards in a season (2,019) ...Third Tech player ever to accomplish over 2,000 all-purpose yards in a season.
2007: Played all 12 games and started five...led team with 504 yards receiving...tied for team lead with three touchdown receptions...averaged 26.4 yards per kickoff return...returned kick 76 yards for a touchdown in season finale at Nevada...had a career-high 129 yards receiving and a touchdown in win over San Jose State...had three catches for 89 yards and a touchdown in win at Idaho.
High School: Lettered four years for coach Richard Curlin at South Terrebonne High School ... Started at safety as a freshman before starting his last three years at running back for the Gators ... Also served as the teams kick returner all four years ... Helped lead South Terrebonne to the District 6-5A title as a senior ... Rushed for 1,936 yards in 2006 and 25 rushing touchdowns ... Caught for 256 yards and six more scores ... Named the District 6-5A Offensive MVP and the Houma Courier all-Regional MVP as a junior and senior ... Named first team all-state as a senior at running back and as a junior at kick returner ... Named all-district all-four years (four times at kick returner and three times at running back) ... Ranked as the 33rd best player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com ... Also played basketball for three years ... Was a member of the track and field team, competing in the 100-meters and on the 4 X 100-meter relay team ... His 4 X 100-meter relay team was the district and regional champs his junior year.
Personal: Full name is Phillip Anthony Livas ... Son of Lisa Livas ... Has two older sisters, Ronlynn and Ashley, and one younger brother, Rondale ... Born April 24, 1989, in Houma, La.