Petty was hired in April 2022 as an assistant coach at Gray Collegiate Academy in Columbia. He was previously an assistant at the Hammond school and under former USC assistant Skip Holtz at East Carolina.
He played for the Gamecocks from 1998-2001 and started for three seasons, including consecutive Outback Bowl victories over Ohio State in his final two years. As a senior, he was named the bowl’s MVP after throwing for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-28 win over the Buckeyes.
He threw for 4,211 yards and 20 touchdowns his final two seasons and 5,656 yards and 28 touchdowns for his career. He’s seventh at the school in career passing yardage and tied for 10th in touchdown passes.
He is survived by his wife and two children
Phil Petty Cause of Death
According to USA Today, Phil Petty passed away Thursday, July 21 at the age of 43 after a “brief stay in the hospital.” As of the time of this writing, the cause of death has not been released to the public. Sadly, this devastating news comes hot off the heels of his recent hire as assistant coach at Gray Collegiate Academy in Columbia, S.C.
Phil Petty Net Worth
Phil Petty’s net worth is around $120,000 at the time of his death. His earnings are from his football plays and the award he received for his performance.
According to ZipRecruiter, it was believed that Gamecocks play their football player for around $40 862 yearly. Also, they secure scholarships and amenities in terms of living costs.