Doug Parker
Doug Parker
Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Delray Beach, FL

High School:
Atlantic High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 217

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
02/14/1982

Major:
Undecided

2001: Led the squad in all rushing categories...recorded three games with 90+ yards...rushed for 110 yards, becoming the first Owl to rush for more than 100 yards, against Jacksonville, which was also homecoming...rushed for 95 and 93 against St. Peters’ and Eastern Illinois, respectively...played and started in every game...also had at least one reception in every game except against St. Mary’s (CA)...ended the season with eight rushing TDs and one touchdown reception...led the team in scoring with a total of 54 points, twice the next highest player...nicknamed “Thunder” in the spring by running backs coach Fred O’Connor.

2000: Is the squads’ most complete running back...can play either halfback or fullback...has great vision and power...outstanding receiver out of the backfield.

High School: Played for Verryl Floyd...team posted a 9-0 record...voted Blue Lake-Boca Raton News Player-of-the-Year...as a senior, rushed for 1,519 yards, more than eight yards a carry...season single-season high was 286 yards...led Palm Beach County with 24 touchdowns...ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48...named the Outback All-Star Game Most Valuable Player...voted third-team All-State and named to the State of Florida Top-100 team.

Chose FAU: “I like the fact that I’m going to be where my family and friends are going to be able to come and se me play.”

Also considered: Indiana, Marshall, Florida and West Virginia.

Personal: Undecided in major...son of Angela and Ernest Williams...born February 14, 1982 ...his professional goal is to make money.

FAU Career Rushing Stats
YearGMSATTYDsAvgLGTD
2001101585723.6308

FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSRECYDsAvgLGTD
2001102222010.0281

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