Phil Vandersea

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Phil Vandersea
No. 37, 38, 83
Position: LB/DE
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-02-25) February 25, 1943 (age 74)
Place of birth: Whitinsville, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Massachusetts
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 16 / Pick: 220
AFL draft: 1965 / Round: Red Shirt 9 / Pick: 66
(By the Denver Broncos)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 46
Kick Returns: 5
Kicking Yards: 71
Player stats at

Phillip John Vandersea (born February 25, 1943) is a former American football player.

He was born in Whitinsville, Massachusetts. After graduating from high school in Northbridge, Massachusetts, Vandersea played football for the University of Massachusetts Amherst, weighing in at 245 pounds and standing 6'3" tall. Vandersea played linebacker and defensive end.

He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 16th round (220th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft and played for the 1965 NFL Champion Packers in 1966, and also the 1968 and 1969 seasons. While playing for the Packers, Phil wore jersey number 37. He spent the 1967 season with the New Orleans Saints. He played in 46 career games in the NFL.


  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017. 

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