In the spirit of embracing athletes as people and not just guys who put up stats, we’re getting to know the Bengals’ rookies beyond just their football ability.
We shared some favorite things and fun facts from Bengals rookies Jessie Bates, Andrew Brown and Malik Jefferson and now it’s time to get to know fifth round pick Darius Phillips.
You can learn more about the former Western Michigan cornerback from a football perspective here and now let’s get to know the off-the-field side of the Detroit native.
Favorite TV show: The Flash
Favorite movie: All 3 of the Planet of the Apes movies. I love watching movies. I’m into action movies.
Favorite food: Crab legs
Favorite stadium played in during college: Ohio Stadium (Ohio State University)
Favorite music artist: Drake
Have you ever had Cincinnati chili? Not yet. I definitely will try it.
What team are you most excited to face in the NFL? The Lions whenever we do get a chance to play them because I’m from Detroit.
Which QB are you most excited to intercept? Tom Brady
Favorite NFL player growing up: Randy Moss
Biggest fear: My family dying
If you could have any super power what would it be? Being invisible