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2017 NFL DRAFT

Philip Lutzenkirchen, TE

School: Auburn  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Marietta, GA
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 258 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
45024-
Career Notes
Lutzenkirchen, who ended his career second among Auburn tight ends in career receptions (59) and third in career receiving yards (628), set an AU record for career touchdown receptions by a tight end with 14.
2012 Season
Did not fully participate in spring drills recovering from injury ... AFCA Good Works Team nominee.
2011 Season
AP Second Team ALl-SEC ... Coaches All-SEC Second Team ... Sports Illustrated Honorable Mention All-American ... SEC Coaches Pre-Season Third Team ... Phil Steele All-SEC Second Team ... Mackey Award?Watch?List ... Sports Illustrated Preseason All-SEC Team ... Phil?Steele Preseason?All-SEC Third?Team ... Played in 12 games with 11 starts ... Third on team in receptions (24), receiving yards (238), while leading team with seven TD receptions ... Tied for third nationally with seven touchdown catches by a tight end ... Two receptions for 22 yards against Utah State ... Scored on a 15-yard reception from?Barrett Trotter ... Three receptions for 18 yards and a score against Mississippi State ... Touchdown was from 10 yards out ... Did not play against FAU ... Scored the game-winning touchdown at South?Carolina ... Two catches for 11 yards at Arkansas ... Three receptions for 48 yards in win over?Florida ... 48 receiving yards tied career high ... Totaled three catches for 23 yards at LSU ... Posted his second career two touchdown game with two scores on three receptions for 27 yards in win over Ole Miss ... Posted two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown ... Two receptions for 20 yards against Alabama ... Seven-game streak of two or more receptions.
2010 Season
SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 13 games with five starts and totaled 15 receptions for 185 yards and five TDs ... Third on team in TD receptions and fourth in receiving yards ... Earned first start, caught first pass and first TD catch of season vs. South Carolina ... Totaled three catches for 22 yards with a 7-yard TD grab that gave AU 28-27 lead in 4th quarter ... Against ULM, four catches and 41 yards with a 26-yard grab ... Also had a 5-yard TD catch in second quarter ... Vs. LSU hauled in a one-hand behind-the-back grab, for 6 yards ... Played vs. Ole Miss but did not have a catch before leaving in first half with injury ... Did not play vs. UTC due to injury ... Against Georgia, had two catches (18 and 13 yards), both for TDs for first career multi-score game ... First TD came in second quarter and tied game 21-21 ... Second score came in fourth quarter and gave AU 42-31 lead ... Against Alabama, only reception was 7-yard TD catch that gave AU a 28-27 lead with 11:55 left in game ... Only second TE in last 12 years (last coming in 2007) to have a TD reception in consecutive games ... Caught one pass for 18 yards in win over South Carolina in SEC Championship Game ... Against Oregon in BCS National Championship Game, started and caught two passes for 48 yards with a career-long catch of 39 yards.
2009 Season
Appeared in 13 games with one start ... Totaled five catches for 22 yards and two TDs ... Recorded first career catch, a 13-yard TD reception from Kodi Burns, vs. Mississippi State ... Caught 14-yard pass vs. Ball State ... Against LSU, caught two passes with one for season-long 17 yards and another for 1-yard TD ... Earned first career start and had one catch for season-long of 21 yards vs. Furman.
High School
High School Coach: Chip Lindsey ... As a senior, caught 72 passes for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns ... As a junior, 46 receptions for 496 yards and seven scores while adding 48 tackles, an interception and a blocked punt on defense ... Class 5A All-State as a senior by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... No. 74 on Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... 172nd on the Rivals.com Rivals250 ... Ranked third nationally among tight ends and 11th on the Georgia Postseason Top 75 by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the tight end with the nation's best hands by Rivals.com ... Listed as No. 6 tight end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Nation's No. 8 tight end by Scout.com ... Listed as the country's No. 11 TE and the No. 11 player from Georgia by SuperPrep ... PrepStar All-American.
Personal
Born June 1, 1991 ... Son of Mike and Mary Lutzenkirchen ... Major: Communication ... Most letters in first and last name combined, 19, than any other Auburn football player in school history ... Joins Steve Christenberry (DB, 1983) as AU players with most letters in last name, 13.
 
 
Latest News
03/06/2013 - 2013 Auburn Pro Day: McCalebb's world class speed is a great story for Auburn, but so too is the story of Philip Lutzenkirchen who is trying to impress scouts after his season ending hip surgery. "I'm glad our pro day was a little bit earlier," said Lutzenkirchen. "Now I can get back to focusing on rehab. It was a little bit of both out in California where I was training, getting in the rehab and training for the 40 and all that as well. It was difficult. But, I'm happy with where I'm at right now." Pro day serves a much different purpose for these two former Tigers.

Onterio McCalebb can really shine on the combine field because of his speed. But, for a guy like Philip Lutzenkirchen, he thinks his game film can show NFL scouts everything they want to see. - Dayne Young, WRBL TV 3 News

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