Marvin Philip

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This article is about an American football player. For the similarly named Trinidadian football goalkeeper, see Marvin Phillip.
Marvin Philip
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Redwood City, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
College: California
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 201
Debuted in 2010 for the Omaha Nighthawks
Last played in 2010 for the Omaha Nighthawks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at

Marvin Philip (born February 3, 1982 in Redwood City, California) is a former American football guard. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

Philip has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills and Omaha Nighthawks.

Early years[edit]

He played football at San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California, and Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, California.

College career[edit]

Philip played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, interrupting school for two years to serve on a mission in the Dakotas for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1] He was an All-American in 2004 and 2005.[citation needed] He was also named the team's offensive MVP in his senior year.[citation needed]

Professional career[edit]

Philip was signed by Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League on August 21, 2010.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Philip appeared as an entrepreneur on the October 5, 2012, episode of the ABC television show Shark Tank.[3] He was seeking investors for his product, a specialized laundry hamper called Lifter Hamper. All of the "sharks" declined to invest.


  1. ^ McGrane, Mick. "Cal center found self in middle America." San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 December 2004.
  2. ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. August 21, 2010. Retrieved August 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ Merlino, Rob (October 1, 2012). "Episode 404 Preview October 5". Shark Tank Blog. 

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