Marvin Philip
No. 62
Personal information
Born: (1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 42)
Redwood City, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school:El Dorado Hills (CA) Oak Ridge
NFL draft:2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 201
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards

Marvin Philip (born February 3, 1982) is a former American football guard. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

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

Early life

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

College career

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.[2] He was also named the team's offensive MVP in his senior year.[3]

Professional career

Philip was selected in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.[4] He played in eight preseason games for Pittsburgh between 2006 and 2007, but never made the field in a regular season game. He was out of the NFL by 2008.[5] Philip was signed by Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League on August 21, 2010.[6]

Personal life

Philip appeared as an entrepreneur on the October 5, 2012, episode of the ABC television show Shark Tank.[7] He was seeking investors for his product, a specialized laundry hamper called Lifter Hamper. All of the "sharks" declined to invest. The product was later acquired & is currently sold globally by Honey-Can-Do, as the “Bounce Back Hamper”.


  1. ^ McGrane, Mick. "Cal center found self in middle America." San Diego Union-Tribune, December 28, 2004.
  2. ^ Ralph D. Russo (December 14, 2004). "All-American flavor at USC". The Record – via Gale OneFile.
  3. ^ Larry Weisman (April 27, 2006). "Cal MVP Philip might be one of first centers taken in draft". USA Today – via Gale OneFile.
  4. ^ "2006 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 10, 2023.
  5. ^ "Marvin Philip player profile". Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. August 21, 2010. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  7. ^ Merlino, Rob (October 1, 2012). "Episode 404 Preview October 5". Shark Tank Blog.