Joe Gaiter: Who is Phillip Supernaw?
Phillip Supernaw: Phillip Supernaw is a guy from Houston, Texas who plays football, loves God, and his family. Life long dream is to play football professionally and I am an extremely determined, hard working person.
Joe Gaiter: What are your biggest strengths on the field?
Phillip Supernaw: My biggest strengths on the field are my hands and my physicality blocking defenders. I feel confident there is no ball I won’t catch and I will be more physical than anyone I’m blocking.
Joe Gaiter: How will you prove yourself on the field?
Phillip Supernaw I will prove myself by playing hard, showing my ability to make plays catching the ball and blocking, and will earn respect through my work ethic.
Joe Gaiter: What goals do you have for the NFL?
Phillip Supernaw: My main goal is to make a team and stay on a team. I want to eventually become a starting tight end in the NFL, have a successful and healthy career, and eventually be a hall of fame player.
Joe Gaiter: Who has been your biggest influence in your football career?
Phillip Supernaw: My biggest influence in my football career is my mother. Although she has nothing to do with the physical aspect of the game, she has given me all the mental strength and desire to play and succeed in football. Since a very early age she has influenced and inspired my football career.
Joe Gaiter: Who in the NFL has your style of play?
Phillip Supernaw: Jason Witten closest resembles my style of play. Like him, I feel my game shows a good balance of what a true tight end is, blocking and receiving. He is very good at finding the perfect spots, holes in the defense, and being in the right place at the right time, which are qualities I feel I have as well.
Joe Gaiter: What are some of your accomplishments?
Phillip Supernaw: Some of my accomplishments include; being all-conference all three years I have played tight end, having an opportunity to accomplish the lifelong dream and goal to play professionally, and earning the scholarship to have the opportunity to get a college education and play football collegially as a whole.
Joe Gaiter: What is the hardest part about playing your position?
Phillip Supernaw: In my opinion, there isn’t really any aspect of playing tight end that sticks out as being uncommonly difficult. Football all together is not an easy sport to play but with practice and preparation, nothing about the position is particularly hard.
Joe Gaiter: How will you elevate your skills to a NFL level?
Phillip Supernaw: I will continue to get stronger and faster. Also, I will sharpen up my routes and work on making sure my hand placement is great every time I’m blocking a defender.
Joe Gaiter: What will you miss the most about playing at Ouachita Baptist University?
Phillip Supernaw: The personal relationships I had with my coaches and teammates are what I will miss the most. I loved playing football there but the most important thing is the lifelong relationships I made.