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  Philip Klaproth

Philip Klaproth

Player Profile


Poplar Bluff, Mo.

High School:
Poplar Bluff

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225



Last updated August 11, 2010

2009: Played in all 11 games and stated nine...Tied for third on the team with 66 tackles, including 28 solo stops...Had one tackle for loss...Returned an interception for 23 yards at Tennessee State (10/3)... Registered two pass breakups...Blocked a field goal at Eastern Kentucky (10/31)... Posted 10 or more tackles in three games...Finished with a career-high 14 tackles vs. Austin Peay (10/10).

2008: Named to the OVC All-Newcomer Team...Led all freshmen in the conference and ranked third on the team with 76 tackles (30 solo)... Started 10 of 12 games...Made an immediate impact in his first career start at then-No. 6 Missouri (9/6)...Registered two tackles for loss in that game... Intercepted passes in consecutive weeks, vs. Tennessee State (10/25) and eventual OVC champion Eastern Kentucky (11/1)...Finished second on the team in interception return yards (61)... Had at least five tackles in nine games...Broke up a pass in four-straight games (10/18- 11/8)...Registered a season-high 12 tackles and broke up a pass at Eastern Illinois (10/18)... Had 10 tackles (8 solo) and returned an interception 38 yards vs. Eastern Kentucky (11/1)...Posted six tackles and forced a fumble late in the fourth quarter during Southeast's come-from-behind win vs. Southwest Baptist (8/28)...Collected six tackles and returned an interception 23 yards vs. Tennessee State (10/25).

Prep: Was a Third-Team All-State offensive lineman at Poplar Bluff High School...Named All-Conference, All-District and All-Region as a linebacker and left guard...Ranked second on the team with 78 tackles as a senior...Garnered All-State honors in track and field and was a member of the wrestling team.

Personal: Born October 24, 1989...Majoring in General Studies...Son of Dan and Valerie Klaproth...His mother is a Southeast graduate... Favorite NFL player is Ray Lewis...Favorite musical artist is Tim Mc- Graw...Toughest individual he has ever competed against is Kansas City Chiefs seventh-round draft choice and former Tennessee State running back Javarris Williams.


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