Football Coaching Staff
Michael Philipp
Assistant Director of Player Personnel
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Director of Player Personnel
Alma Mater: Oregon State
Graduating Year: 2013

Michael Philipp is in his third season on the Nebraska football staff, and was promoted to assistant director of player personnel in September of 2017.

Philipp helped a Nebraska offensive line in 2016 that was among the nation's best in protecting the passer, allowing a total of 15 sacks.

Philipp got his start in coaching after an outstanding playing career at Oregon State under Cavanaugh’s direction. Philipp started 48 games at left tackle for the Beavers, including 26 straight.

His 48 starts rank third in Oregon State history. Philipp was a freshman All-American in 2009, and earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors in 2010.

Philipp signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Dolphins after his college career. He also spent parts of the 2014 season with the Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers.

A native of San Bernardino, Calif., Philipp graduated from Oregon State in 2013 with a degree in public health. He had an outstanding prep career at Arroyo Valley High School where he was regarded as one of the nation’s top offensive line recruits in 2009. Philipp is the younger brother of Nebraska Head Football Strength Coach Mark Philipp.