Yes, Phil has a Masters degree, and was the star quarterback in college. Guess who was his back up? NFL Hall of famer, former Pittsburgh Steeler, Terry Bradshaw.I've read some of Phil's books, and they were pretty good.
Duck Dynasty is about a family of long-haired, country boy, Louisiana, Christian rednecks, who came up with a duck call that made them a fortune. At the end of each episode, they usually had a meal together and prayed in Jesus' name. But the name redneck is deceiving. Phil played college football and has a degree.