Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#67 Phillip Garcia
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 330
Year: Senior
Hometown: Montbello, Calif.
High School: Schurr HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Arizona: 1L... Potential starting right tackle in 2010... Played in five games with starts at left tackle in Oregon State and Stanford games... Redshirted 2008 after knee surgery following mid-year enrollment... Had outstanding juco career with teammate and subsequent fellow Wildcat Mike Diaz at Cerritos Community College...

Junior College: Cerritos College, Norwalk, Calif., 2007... Named 2nd Team All-Mission Conference Northern Division in 2006... Injured half way through senior year otherwise was en route to similar honors as soph for coach Frank Mazzotta... Teamed with high school teammate Mike Diaz to help anchor the offensive line...

High School: Schurr High School, Montbello, Calif., 2006... Diaz helped lead his team to three consecutive Almont League championships... Recorded 20 pancake tackles as a prep senior... Was the freshman team's Lineman of the Year... Was a 1st Team all-league selection in track and field as a senior after earning 2nd Team honors as a junior... Also played a year on the basketball team and helped them to the league title...

Personal: Academic major is religious studies... Recruited by coach Michael Smith... Date of birth Sept. 2, 1988, in East Los Angeles.