A house fire in Bartow County resulted in the death of the 10 year-old child of former University of Georgia starting quarterback Corey Phillips on Friday.
Firefighters were dispatched to the home around 3 a.m. at 9 Galway Drive.
The child, Walker Phillips, along with two other children, were left with their grandmother while the parents were out of town on a ski trip in Utah.
The other two children and grandmother were sent to a local hospital with burn injuries.
Walker was a fourth-grader at North Cobb Christian School, where he played football like his father.
Phillips played for UGA from 1998-02.
Phillips’ wife, the former Courtney Whittle, is from Dalton and lettered as a UGA gymnast in 1997 and 1998.
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