June 17, 2014 - by

Phil Boggs Bio

  Phil Boggs
Phil Boggs

Hall of Fame Class:
1977 (Swimming and Diving)

Phil Boggs was a three-time All-American in diving for the Seminoles from 1969-71. Boggs holds the distinction of introducing the reverse two and one-half somersaults off the low board into NCAA competition. The former Seminoles’ greatest moment as an athlete came in the 1976 Olympic Games at Montreal where he won a gold medal for the United States in springboard diving. The award given nationally to the top collegiate diver at the United State Aquatic Sports Convention is named after the legendary FSU star.

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