aka Woodchuck Welmas
|Born||February 26, 1891
California, United States
|Died||November 15, 1968|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||170 pounds (77 kg)|
|College||Carlisle Indian School|
Philip J. Welmas was the name of a Native American professional football player in the early National Football League. He was a member of the [Cupeno Indians]]. Welmas played in four games with the Oorang Indians for the 1923 season. He ended his professional career after the Indians disbanded in 1923. Woodchuck attended college and played college football at the Carlisle Indian School located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
- "Mission Indians at the Carlisle Indian School (1879-1918)." Carlisle Indian Industrial School. Accessed March 25, 2011.