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Former Vandal great, NFL star to speak to NIC boosters



Ryan Phillips, former linebacker for the University of Idaho Vandals and New York Giants, will be the guest speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.

Originally from Auburn, Wash., Phillips was named Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year and an All-American in Division I-AA as a junior in 1995. He was a third-round NFL draft pick in 1997 and played five seasons for the New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts.

The Cardinal Wrestling team will also be honored after returning from the NJCAA National Wrestling Championships in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The public is welcome to attend the luncheon. The NIC Booster Club meets on the second and last Tuesday of the month at noon.

Information: (208) 769-3348