August 16, 2006

Jenkins: 'Let me tell you about him as a person'

Even before his sophomore year was finished at Parkersburg High last season, longtime Big Red fans were comparing junior Josh Jenkins to Rick Phillips.

Phillips, an offensive lineman from PHS, was named offensive Ideal Mountaineer in 19877.
Phillips, a Parkersburg resident, has taken the 6-foot-4, 295 pounder under his wing to school him.

As it turns out, with two years of high school eligibility ahead of him, Jenkins might become the best lineman in the state since Phillips crashed his way through the historic high school and into some of Don Nehlen's best teams.

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