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Phil Loadholt
T #71
Height:
6-8
Weight:
343
Age:
28
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Fountain, CO
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

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8
GS
8
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 86 86
2014 MIN 8 8
2013 MIN 15 15
2012 MIN 16 16
2011 MIN 16 16
2010 MIN 16 16
2009 MIN 15 15
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @STL W 34-6
2 NE L 7-30
3 @NO L 9-20
4 ATL W 41-28
5 @GB L 10-42
6 DET L 3-17
7 @BUF L 16-17
8 @TB W 19-13

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2009 (15/15, 2/2), 2010 (16/16), 2011 (16/16), 2012 (16/16, 1/1), 2013 (15/15). Total-78/78, 3/3.  

• Has started all 78 games he has played with the Vikings, only missing 2 games over the past 5 seasons.

• Named to All-Rookie team after stepping into starting RT job in 2009 and starting all but 1 game.

OFF THE FIELD Hosted football camp for youth in his hometown, Fountain, CO, in June 2013 with fellow linemates Charlie Johnson and Brandon Fusco...Taught young anglers fishing skills during the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener at Lake Waconia...Joined fellow bookend OT Bryant McKinnie and owner Mark Wilf on a Vikings “You Made the Team” Community Tour visit to Owatonna, MN, in November 2009...Visited troops at the US Army recruiting station in Bloomington, MN, during 2009 season...Earned degree in multidisciplinary studies from Oklahoma in December 2008…Born in Honolulu but went to high school in Colorado...The oldest of 2 children, his father was a career US Army Sgt. 1st Class...Younger sister played basketball at Garden City CC…Was the tallest starting football player in Sooners history...Named to Student Excellence List and earned Student Support Service Award after maintaining a 3.0 grade point average at Garden City CC...Wants to pursue a career in high school coaching when his NFL playing days are over...Enjoys fishing in his free time...Married to Shannon, has sons Cameron and Philip III...Hosting 1st football camp in Fountain, CO in summer 2013.

HONORS 2009 PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2009 (15/15, 2/2), 2010 (16/16), 2011 (16/16), 2012 (16/16, 1/1), 2013 (15/15). Total-78/78, 3/3.  

• Has started all 78 games he has played with the Vikings, only missing 2 games over the past 5 seasons.

• Named to All-Rookie team after stepping into starting RT job in 2009 and starting all but 1 game.

OFF THE FIELD Hosted football camp for youth in his hometown, Fountain, CO, in June 2013 with fellow linemates Charlie Johnson and Brandon Fusco...Taught young anglers fishing skills during the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener at Lake Waconia...Joined fellow bookend OT Bryant McKinnie and owner Mark Wilf on a Vikings “You Made the Team” Community Tour visit to Owatonna, MN, in November 2009...Visited troops at the US Army recruiting station in Bloomington, MN, during 2009 season...Earned degree in multidisciplinary studies from Oklahoma in December 2008…Born in Honolulu but went to high school in Colorado...The oldest of 2 children, his father was a career US Army Sgt. 1st Class...Younger sister played basketball at Garden City CC…Was the tallest starting football player in Sooners history...Named to Student Excellence List and earned Student Support Service Award after maintaining a 3.0 grade point average at Garden City CC...Wants to pursue a career in high school coaching when his NFL playing days are over...Enjoys fishing in his free time...Married to Shannon, has sons Cameron and Philip III...Hosting 1st football camp in Fountain, CO in summer 2013.

HONORS 2009 PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team.

PRO Has missed only 2 game in his opening 5 NFL seasons...4 of the past 5 seasons he has aided Adrian Peterson in gaining over 1,000 rushing yards and 10 rushing TDs...Joined fellow 2009 Vikings rookie Percy Harvin on the All-Rookie team...Became the 1st Vikings rookie OT to start at least 15 games in their 1st season since Korey Stringer in 1995...The 6th OT selected in the 2009 NFL Draft, selected in the 2nd round (#54 overall).

2013 Lined up as the starting RT for the 5th year in a row while opening 15 games...4th time in his career where he has helped Adrian Peterson go over 1,000 rushing yards and 10 rushing TDs in a single-season...Helped the Vikings offense put up a franchise-record 48 offensive points in the Metrodome vs. Philadelphia (12/15/13)...The Vikings rushing attack ranked 8th in the NFL. 

2012 Part of Vikings line that started all 16 games and playoff contest as a unit...Helped pave the way for Adrian Peterson to notch the 2nd-best rushing season in NFL history with 2,097 yards en route to earning NFL MVP...Cleared path for Peterson to tie his own Vikings record with 10 games of 100+ yards and a pair of 200+ performances...Vikings rushing offense tied the Vikings record with 2,634 team rushing yards, an average of 164.6 per game.

2011 Joined fellow OT Charlie Johnson as the only Vikings linemen to start all 16 games during the season...Helped Adrian Peterson break the 100-yard mark in 3 games during the season with Toby Gerhart and Joe Webb each breaking the 100-yard plateau once during the year...Helped pace the Vikings ruhing offense to rank #4 in the NFL with an average of 144.9 yards per game and rank #3 in the NFL with 18 rushing TDs.

2010 Started all 16 games, joining only fellow OT Bryant McKinnie along the offensive line to start all 16 games...Helped pave the way for Peterson to rush for 1,298 yards and break the 100-yard mark 5 times during the season...In game vs. Dallas (10/17), he joined former OU teammate Jon Cooper as a starter on the line when Cooper opened the game at center....Helped Peterson rumble for an 80-yard TD, the longest run of his career, vs. Detroit (9/26)...Protected Brett Favre as he threw for a career-best 446 yards in comeback win vs. Arizona (11/7).

2009 Stepped into starting role at RT as a rookie, opening 15 regular season games and both playoff contests...Started in NFC Championship game as a rookie...Named to All-Rookie team...Became the 5th Vikings rookie OT to start a season opener and joined Doug Davis in 1966 as the only other RT...Helped Vikings offense rank #5 in the NFL in total offense, the highest ranking since 2004...Paved the way for Peterson to rush for 1,383 yards and 18 TDs, a new team record for rushing TDs and the 3rd-best single-season rushing total in team history...His 15 starts were the most by a Vikings rookie OT since Korey Stringer in 1995...Inactive for game at St. Louis (10/11) with leg injury.

COLLEGE Spent 2 seasons at OU, transferring after 2 seasons at Garden City (KS) Community College…Started all 48 collegiate games he played, 27 for the Sooners…Protected 2008 Heisman Trophy winner QB Sam Bradford…Sooners went 23-5 during his 2 seasons and won consecutive Big 12 Conference titles...Won Big 12 title and advanced to National Championship game against Florida…Named 1st-Team All-Big 12 by coaches and Associated Press as a senior...Started all 14 games at LT in 2007…Named 2nd-Team All-Big 12 by the league coaches and Associated Press...Earned 2006 All-America honors in his 2nd season at Garden City Community College…Jayhawk Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year...In his freshman season, earned All-America honors at Garden City.

PREP Standout in football, track and basketball at Fountain Fort Carson High in Colorado…Played defensive line and TE…Led basketball team to state title game as a senior…Won Colorado state title in discus.