FAU safety to play in bowl featuring top NCAA prospects
The owls will travel to Middle Tennessee this Weekend
Owls take on FIU on Thursday
FAU Football Opens it Home Season Sept. 13 versus Tulsa
Henry set the Owls' Sack Record - Smith is No. 1 nationally in INTs
FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice
2014: Had his second-consecutive powerful season opener...recorded a team leading nine tackles versus No. 22 Nebraska...at No. 2 Alabama he recorded six tackles, including four solo....had a team leading 11 tackles in the season home opener versus Tulsa, six were solo tackles...added a forced fumble in the game...recorded eight tackles, one for a loss of two yards at Wyoming...recorded 11 tackles in the UTSA game, two of which were for a loss...at FIU he tallied a team high 10 tackles, including seven solo, for his third double-digit tackle night of the season...tallied three solo tackles in the Western Kentucky victory...had three tackles in the Marshall game and played his most consistent game of the season...tallied a season best 14 tackles in the UAB contest...talled three tackles in a game that was cut short due to an injury...ended his collegiate career with six tackles in the ODU game...also credited with a pass breakup...tallied 84 tackles on the season which ranked him second among all FAU defenders...
2013: Started in every game at strong safety...made a strong statement in his first start at Miami with seven tackles, five solo...had first career sack against Southern Miss for a loss of nine yards...finished the season with 78 tackles and ranked 22ndin Conference USA...had a career-high nine tackles against Tulane and FIU and two forced fumbles during the ECU game...received honorable mention offensive honors by Phil Steele Magazine 2013 Mid-Season All-C-USA team...received FAU game ball honors twice (Middle Tennessee and New Mexico State)...tallied six pass breakups...recorded 5.5 tackles for a loss of 23 yards on the season...had an interception versus Middle Tennessee for 28 yards.
2012: Saw action in 10 games and became a spot starter by season's end...broke-up a pass in the season opener and responded the next game with four tackles, including three solo...added a solo at Alabama and an assist at ULM...set a career and season high mark at Navy with five (5: 2-3), including one for a loss of four yards...met his personal best two weeks later with five (5: 3-2) versus FIU, including one for a loss of a yard...wrapped up the season with 20 tackles, including 13 solo.
2011: Saw action in seven games as a true freshman, both on special teams and at safety...recorded his first collegiate tackle at Auburn, an assist...the following week he earned his first solo tackle, at Louisiana...ended the season with two tackles, one for a loss of six yards.
High School: Played for Alvin Slaughter at Monsignor Pace High School where he tallied 77 tackles, two sacks, one interception and three deflections as a senior...earned third-team All-Dade honors...played in the North/South Dade County All-Star Game, the Optional All-Star Game and the Private versus Pubic All-Star Game... Slaughter called Parms an impact player...Larry Bluestein called Parms a "big time get"...named second-team All-Academic...two-sport athlete who runs a 4.5 40 (football and basketball, teammate of former FAU basketball player Ray Taylor)...chose FAU over Memphis and FIU.
Personal: Public Safety Administration major...son of Dana and Jhan Thompson ...father played for Shaw.
2011 Season: Auburn (0-1=1); Louisiana (1-0-1); Troy (2-0=2, TFL: 1.0-6)
2012 Season: Wagner (1-0=1); Middle Tennessee (3-1=4); Alabama (1-0=1); ULM (0-1=1); Navy (2-3=5, TFL: 1.0-4); Western Kentucky (3-0=3); FIU (3-2=5, TFL: 1.0-1)
2013 Season: Miami (5-2=7); East Carolina (3-2=5); USF (3-1=4); Middle Tennessee (1-6=7); Rice 6-1=7, TFL: 2.0-3); UAB (3-5=8, TFL: 1.5-10); Marshall (0-3=3); Auburn (3-4=7, TFL: 1.0-1); Tulane (3-6=9); Southern Miss (4-1=5, TFL: 1.0-9); New Mexico State (3-4=7); FIU (4-5=9)
2014 Season: Nebraska (8-1=9); Alabama (4-2=6); Tulsa (6-5=11, 1 FF); Wyoming (4-4=8); UTSA (8-3=11); FIU (7-3=10); Western Kentucky (3-0=3); Marshall (1-2=3); UAB (4-10=14); North Texas (1-2=3); Old Dominion (4-2=6)
Tackles: 14 UAB 11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 2-10 UTSA (9/27/14)
Sacks: 1.0-9 Southern Miss (11/16/13)
Interceptions: 1-28 Middle Tennessee (9/21/13)
Passes Defended: 1 6X
2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 14 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 2-10 UTSA (9/27/14)
Forced Fumble: 1 Tulsa (9/13/14)