Position
Running Back
Height
5'11
Weight
229 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Zachary, La.
High School
Zachary HS

Received his bachelor’s degree in general studies in the Spring of 2003.

JUNIOR SEASON (2001)
Played in all 13 games for the Tigers with most of his action coming on special teams … Excelled in kickoff coverage for LSU … Had 10 tackles to his credit, all coming on either kickoff or punt coverage … Recorded a tackle for a 13-yard loss when he tackled the Utah State punter after a bad snap in the second game of the season … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Tulane.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2000)
Played in all 12 games for the Tigers … From his tailback position, rushed three times for 24 yards with a season-long 17 yards vs. Western Carolina … Scored only touchdown of career against Western Carolina on a 9-yard reception from Rohan Davey … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week against Western Carolina.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1999)
Played in six games … Rushed three times for five yards, including a long run of five yards … Participated on several special team units for the Tigers … Was third on the depth chart at running back for majority of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered three years (1991-93) at tailback and linebacker for Zachary High School … Led team to district title in 1992 … Honorable mention all-district in 1993 … Named Zachary’s best offensive back in 1993 … Rushed 89 times for 436 yards and six touchdowns, including a 79-yard run, his senior season … Played high school football for coach Bill Burke.

PERSONAL
Born on Aug. 9, 1976 in Zachary, La. … Mother is Gertrude Hawkins … Has three siblings – Maggie, Gertrude, Krishonda … Is the oldest member of the team as he will be 26 years of age when LSU opens its 2001 season … Served in the U.S. Marine Corps before joining the LSU football team in 1999 … Was stationed in Japan while in the Marines … Majoring in general studies.

Parker’s Career Statistics – Rushing

YEAR

G/GS

NO

YDS

AVG

TD

LG

1999 Fr.

6/0

3

5

1.7

0

5

2000 So.

11/0

3

24

8.0

0

17

2001 Jr.

11/0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

28/0

6

29

4.8

0

17

Parker’s Career Statistics – Special Teams

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TBL

Sacks

1999 Fr.

6-0

0

0

0

0

0

2000 So.

11-0

2

4

6

0

0

2001 Jr.

11-0

3

7

10

1-13

0

TOTALS

28-0

5

11

16

1-13

0

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