DT Jordan Phillips out for season

Updated: October 15, 2013, 4:30 PM ET
By Brandon Chatmon | ESPN.com

Oklahoma defensive tackle Jordan Phillips will have surgery for a chronic back issue and miss the rest of the season, coach Bob Stoops said Monday. 

"It isn't one specific injury," Stoops said during his weekly news conference of Phillips, who is expected to have the surgery Tuesday. "It's bothered him for the last couple years and is not improving like they [the doctors] want it to."

The sophomore had emerged as one of the best players on the Sooners' defense in ...

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