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SPEED DATING: Phil Lewis

02/02/2017 9:00 AM -

SPEED DATING: Meet the Barnstormers
Defensive Lineman Phil Lewis

Welcome back to SPEED DATING, where we give you a crash course introduction to each member of the 2017 Iowa Barnstormers roster! Today we’re going to introduce you to defensive lineman Phil Lewis.

Lewis (6-3, 305, University of Toledo) returns to the Iowa Barnstormers for his second season with the team. In 2016, Lewis starred in 12 games with the Barnstormers where he recorded 18 solo tackles and 14 assisted tackles. Prior to joining the Barnstormers, Lewis made his Indoor Football League (IFL) debut in 2014 with the Sioux Falls Storm, appearing in six games.

What is Lewis’ goal going into the 2017 season? “To have fun, learn, and win as a team.”

We asked Lewis a few quick questions to get to know him better, check it out below:

What’s your sign? Gemini

Favorite Food: Cheese Pizza

Favorite Candy: Reese’s

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite Movie: Friday

Favorite TV Show: Martin

Favorite NFL Team: Detroit Lions

Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite Music Artist: Stevie Wonder

What is your favorite restaurant in Des Moines? “Northern Lights.”

What is your favorite sport to watch, other than football? “Basketball.”

What is something that’s on your bucket list? “To go to a Lions Super Bowl game.”

What is your favorite thing about football? “Hitting someone.”

Who is someone who inspires you? Why? “My mom, because she raised two kids by herself.”

Where is one place you have always wanted to visit, but haven’t? “Madrid, Spain.”

Do you have any pets? If yes, what? “Yes, I have a Pit Bull named Sandy and a German Shepherd mix named Cocoa

If you weren’t pursuing football, what would you be doing? “If I weren’t playing football, I would be a firefighter.”

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment in life thus far? “Earning a scholarship and graduating college.”

What is something you want the fans to know about you? “When I step on the field I give it one thousand percent. I’ll play hard ‘til the last whistle.”

Season Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2017 season starting as low as $80 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com.

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