Phillippi Sparks
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Phillippi Sparks
Phillippi Sparks
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Personal information
Born: (1969-04-15) April 15, 1969 (age 51)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Career information
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Phillippi Dwain Sparks (born April 15, 1969) is a former American football player in the National Football League.

Sparks graduated from Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1987. He then attended and played football for Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona, from 1987 through 1989. Sparks played a key role on Glendale Community College's 1988 National Junior College Athletic Association national championship football team.

He then attended Arizona State University, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. He was drafted by the New York Giants as the 13th pick in the second round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played left cornerback opposite Jason Sehorn for six years and formed a talented defensive backfield tandem. He played for the Giants until 1999. In 2000, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. Sparks announced his retirement on August 28, 2001, having played for nine seasons.

He now resides in San Diego. He has a son and a daughter. His daughter, Jordin, is Grammy nominated singer who won the sixth season of American Idol in 2007.

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