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Thomas Parker
Thomas Parker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Northwestern

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 199

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/31/1981

Major:
Education


2004: Used the season to prove he had returned to playing status...will lead the young receiving core in 2005...had 14 receptions for 206 yards and one TD...best game came against Northern Colorado with two receptions for 52 yards and his lone TD of the season...three games later he had one reception for 45 yards versus Troy for his season long...had four games with a season high two receptions...one of four from the inaugural team and is the lone player remaining from the inaugural 2000 class.

2003: Suffered a season ending car accident in July when he stopped to help someone...returned to participate in 2004 spring drills.

2002: Ended his sophomore campaign second among the receiving core...played in 10 games...had 20 receptions for 353 yards for an average of 17.6 yards per catch...scored TDs against Division I A opponents Troy State and Connecticut...longest reception was 41 yards against the third D IA opponent USF...averaged 35.3 yards per game...recorded a reception in every game played and ran twice...his first run of the season was against Troy a seven yard reverse...the second was in the season finale a 17 yard run...ended the year with 377 all-purpose yards.

2001: Played in nine of the team's 10 games...made his collegiate debut against Bethune-Cookman...a game which he had three receptions of 33 yards, his longest was 16 yards...ended the season with a team leading average of 45.1 yards per game...longest reception was an 88 yard touchdown reception delivered from Jared Allen to give FAU a 14-0 advantage against Albany (NY)...had at least one reception in every game...season high was seven receptions against Gardner-Webb for 113 yards...ended the season with four touchdown receptions.

2000: Showed great potential, especially in the Spring game at Pro-Player.

High School: Played for Billy Rolle at Northwestern (Miami) High School...believed, by FAU=s assistant coaches to be the steal of the 2000 recruiting class...led Northwestern to an 11-1 record...earned second-team All-County...ran the 110 meter hurdles in 14.1 seconds...two-sport athlete (football and track).

Personal: Education major...son of Dorthy Wells and Thomas Parker...born Oct. 31, 1981 in Miami, FL.

FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSNOYDsAVGLGTD
200192040620.3884
2002102035317.6412
200412142068.5451
Total315496517.9887

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