Position
Running Back
Height
5'11
Weight
200 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Metairie, La.
High School
Rummel HS

Transferred to the University of Memphis after the 2001 season.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2001)
Played in six games for the Tigers, mostly in a special teams role … Rushed 15 times for a total of 59 yards in victories over Tulane and Mississippi State, including a 22-yard long versus the Green Wave … Also caught two passes for nine yards against Ole Miss.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2000)
Redshirted after seeing action in one game … Played against Western Carolina in the season-opener and rushed for 49 yards on 11 carries … Scored his first career TD in the season-opener on a three-yard run in the fourth quarter … Sidelined the rest of the season with an injury.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated the nation’s No. 9 running back and the No. 2 rated running back in the South, according to Superprep Magazine … Member of The Advocate Super Dozen, the Tiger Rag Dirty Dozen, Louisiana Magazine All-Louisiana Team, Times Picayune Top 24 Blue Chip List and the Purple & Gold’s Great Eight … Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 … Prepstar Dream Team Member … First-Team All-State … Set the Catholic League record as a senior with 2,211 yards rushing on 303 carries and 25 touchdowns … He also caught 12 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns … Definitely a breakaway threat as he had eight touchdowns of 80 yards or longer … Led his team to a 12-2 record … Runs the 40 in 4.4 … Coached in high school by Jay Roth.

PERSONAL
Full name is Derron Micah Parquet … Born on Jan. 5, 1982, in Metairie, La. … Parents are Stanley Parquet and Pamela Dickerson-Parquet … Has five siblings – Chris, Shawn, Monet, Monique and Nakia … Majoring in business administration.

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