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Michael Parenton
Michael Parenton

RS Senior

Thibodaux, La.

High School:
E.D. White

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 287

Offensive Line




TULANE: A three-year letterwinner and starter... has started 34 of 37 career games on the offensive line... spent time as a right tackle during his freshman season, played every game at center as a sophomore and started every game as a junior at right guard... begins the fall as the starter at left guard... a three-time All C-USA performer.

2007 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 games at right guard and earned honorable mention All-Conference USA honors... was a member of the Rotary Lombardi Watch List... 2006 (SOPHOMORE): Started 11 of 12 games at center and had his string of 16 straight starts snapped at UTEP because of food poisoning... an honorable mention All-C-USA performer... was a candidate for the Wuerffel Trophy... 2005 (FRESHMAN RS): Earned Conference USA All-Freshman honors after starting all 11 games at right tackle... played extensively as a redshirt freshman... also served as a back-up at center... logged 719 plays on the year to rank second among all offensive lineman... graded out to a stellar 80 percent on the season... top performances came versus Houston, Navy, Rice and Tulsa... 2004 (FRESHMAN): Played in two games before suffering an injury and receiving a media hardship for the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Started on both the offensive and defensive lines for three years, and was a first team 3A All-State selection in 2002 and 2003... earned all-region and all-district honors three straight years... an honorable mention All-American by CBS-SuperPrep... served as team captain as a senior... led his team to district championships in 2002 and 2003 and claimed the regional title his senior year... an all-state track athlete in the discus in 2003, and was an all-district and all-parish performer in the discus and the shot put as a senior... named to the academic all-state team in 2003 and was selected as an A+ Athlete by WWL-TV and as a Scholar-Athlete by WGNO-TV... a three-time honoree by the Tri-Parish Times as a Scholar-Athlete... was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in finance... born Michael Joel Parenton on November 2, 1985, in Thibodaux, La.... the son of Patrick and Joell Parenton... a four-time selection to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council... served as SAAC President in 2007-08.