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10-year-old son of Former Georgia star QB Cory Phillips died in house fire

Cory Phillips and his wife were out of town, while Cory’s grandmother was babysitting his children on Friday. Unfortunately, the house caught on fire and Cory’s ten year old son and star football player Walker didn’t make it out alive.

All of the children were inside the home on Galway Drive at the start of the fire. Two children and their grandmother are recovering from burns but Walker Phillips did not make it.

Walker was a fourth-grader at North Cobb Christian School, and also played the quarterback position. Please keep the family and friends in your prayers during this tough time.

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