Each Friday, The Post and Courier will spotlight a player on the watch list for the Medal of Honor Bowl all-star game, set for 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium. Tickets are available at www.mohbowl.com and at www.etix.com

NAME: Adrian Phillips

POSITION: Safety. YEAR: Senior

SCHOOL: Texas.

HEIGHT: 5-11. WEIGHT: 210.

2013: Phillips, from Garland, Texas, was second on the Longhorns with 75 tackles this season. He had two tackles for loss, intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble. He had a game-high nine tackles against Oklahoma and a career-best 11 tackles and an interception against West Virginia. CBSSports.com has him as the No. 19 strong safety in the upcoming NFL draft.

OTHER SAFETIES (committed to play): Deon Broomfield, Iowa State; L.J. McCray, Catawba; Dexter Moody, Albany State; Parker Orms, Colorado; Mycal Swaim, Eastern Michigan.

NEXT WEEK: Cornerbacks.