Pinterest

Explore Lawrence Phillips, Nebraska Cornhuskers and more!

Former Husker football player Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing prison ... Lawrence Phillips  #LawrencePhillips

Lawrence Phillips mugshot - Provided by Larry Brown SportsFormer first-round NFL pick and Nebraska star running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of murdering his prison cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison in Delano, Calif.

(AP Photo/James A. Finley) Letters From Prison show the articulate Lawrence Phillips.  What a tragic story this is.

The terrifying prison letters from ex-Nebraska star Lawrence Phillips

(AP Photo/James A. Finley) Letters From Prison show the articulate Lawrence Phillips. What a tragic story this is.

Former Nebraska Cornhuskers star Lawrence Phillips found dead in jail cell #LawrencePhillips #NebraskaCornhuskers

Ex-Nebraska star Phillips found dead in jail cell

Former Nebraska football star Lawrence Phillips was found dead Wednesday morning in his prison cell, and officials say they suspect suicide.

Twenty years ago, Sports Illustrated sent a reporter to Lincoln, Nebraska to profile Lawrence Phillips. The story, and the photo of Phillips on the magazine's cover, reflected the Cornhusker running back's ascendant stardom. In 1994, he was the Huskers' primary offensive weapon as they won their first national title in the Tom Osborne era. As a junior in 1995, he was a preseason favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. There's probably never been a good time to be Lawrence Phillips, but 1995 was…

Death, Lawrence Phillips, and the Cornhuskers Team That No One Could Beat

Former college football superstar Lawrence Phillips stands accused of a prison murder. It's the latest bit of legacy for the 1995 Cornhuskers, the team no one could stop.

Current former Huskers saddened by death of Lawrence Phillips...

Imprisoned NFL Running Back Lawrence Phillips Commits Suicide.

Former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing prison cellmate

Ex-NFL RB Phillips suspected of killing cellmate

Coroner rules death of ex-RB Lawrence Phillips' cellmate a homicide

Former Nebraska Cornhusker I-back great Lawrence Phillips (1975-2016)

Prison officials: Former Rams, Nebraska RB Phillips killed cellmate

Lawrence Phillips, 40, found dead in California jail cell

Ex-Nebraska star Phillips found dead in jail cell

Lawrence Phillips, found dead in California jail cell

TBL: Sam McKewon talks Husker spring football, Lawrence Phillips and more Lawrence Phillips  #LawrencePhillips

TBL: Sam McKewon talks Husker spring football, Lawrence Phillips and more Lawrence Phillips #LawrencePhillips

Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing prison cellmate. Phillips, 39, once one of the nation's top college football players at Nebraska, helping the Cornhuskers win back-to-back national championships in 1994 and 1995. He played for the St. Louis Rams, until being released in 1997 for insubordination. He also played for the Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers. Phillips is serving a sentence of more than 31 years.

Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing prison cellmate

Former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate in California prison Lawrence Phillips

Former NFL star Lawrence Phillips found dead in prison cell...

Ex-Rams running back Lawrence Phillips dead after prison suicide.

Lawrence Phillips

Lawrence Phillips