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Byron Parker
Byron Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:
Stephenson

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 196

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
03/07/1981

Experience:
HS

Major:
Media Arts


Joins the Green Wave football team after two years with the Tulane basketball program.

BASKETBALL: Played two years for the Green Wave, seeing action in 55 games as a defensive spark. Led the team in steals as a senior. Following his senior campaign, was crowned the Collegiate Slam Dunk Champion after winning a nationally-televised dunk contest held in conjunction with the Final Four.

Juco: Played basketball for two years at Tyler (Texas) Junior College.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout basketball player at Stephenson High School. Lettered for three years in basketball and two in track. Helped the Jaguar track team to a state championship in 1998. Posted a time of 47.5 seconds in the 400 meters, while running a 21.24 in the 200 and a 10.67 in the 100.

Personal: Byron Wesley Parker. Born March 7, 1981 in Madisonville, Ky. The son of Phillip and Annette Parker. Majoring in media arts at Tulane.