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Bishop Miege star shines on the big stage

Posted: 10:41 PM, Jan 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-25 23:42:10-05

ROELAND PARK, Kan- Wearing a bright red hoodie beautifully decorated with gold writing across the chest, at first glace Phillippe Wesley looks like he just stepped off the pages of a fashion magazine. "This is my brand, Prince Phillippe "Athelites." It is spelled wrong intentionally. A clever combination of the words elite and athlete. He is certainly both.

The Bishop Miege receiver is coming off a stellar season, where he helped lead the stags football team to its' 4th straight Kansas Class 4A-D1 state title.

"Phillippe is a guy that runs great routes, and knows how to get to the right depth." said Miege head football coach Jon Holmes.

Wesley is getting a lot of attention these days. He recently attended a football camp at the University of Miami and several others.

Last week he headed to Dallas to to be a part of the the nationally televised USA u-16 select team in the International Bowl played at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. The squad is made of the best players from around the country. All representing the graduatiing class of 2021. Let that sink in. Wesley's only a freshman.

He put his skills on full display, on the big stage at a AT&T Stadium.

"It was a lot of lights!" Wesley recalls with wonder and amazement his first time playing on an NFL field. "It was bright too, and the jumbo tron, It's big." 

With two catches including a 44 yard pick up, as well as a six yard touchdown reception,Wesley was one of the brightest stars on the field. For him, it was just another day at the office.

"It was just another game. Many games could be nerve racking but it's just another game." 

Another game in a long line of memorable moments for not just one of the best in the metro, but one who's proving he's tops in the nation.