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.