Marvin Philip
Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth: Redwood City, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
College: California
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 201
Debuted in 2010 for the Omaha Nighthawks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Marvin Philip (born February 3, 1982 in Redwood City, California) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

Philip has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills and Omaha Nighthawks.

Early yearsEdit

He played football at San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California, and Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, California.

College careerEdit

Philip played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, interrupting school for two years to serve on a mission in the Dakotas for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1] He was an All-American in 2004 and 2005.[citation needed] He was also named the team's offensive MVP in his senior year.[citation needed]

Professional careerEdit

Philip was signed by Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League on August 21, 2010.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Philip appeared as an entrepreneur on the October 5, 2012, episode of the ABC television show Shark Tank.[3] He was seeking investors for his product, a specialized laundry hamper called Lifter Hamper. All of the "sharks" declined to invest.


  1. McGrane, Mick. "Cal center found self in middle America." San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 December 2004.
  2. "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. August 21, 2010. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  3. Merlino, Rob (October 1, 2012). "Episode 404 Preview October 5". Shark Tank Blog.

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