87 - Prince Parker Position: Split End
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 236 lbs.
High School: Maury
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
photo A young player who is working hard to get better as a receiver ... Has made some strides in the strength and conditioning program, but still needs to become more physical ... Is tall and athletic ... Has spent his time at split end since joining the team as a walk-on ... Combines a good work ethic with a desire to succeed ... Is making progress, but needs more reps ... His summer preparation and progress during the preseason will be important.

2007: Saw his only action in the William & Mary game ... Practiced at split end ... Caught two passes for 23 yards during the Hokies' final spring scrimmage ... Had a 6-yard grab in the Maroon-White game ... Also blocked a punt during that game.

2006: Joined the team as a walk-on ... Worked at split end while redshirting ... Showed some improvement during off-season workouts.

High School: Played football for Coach Dealton Cotton at Maury ... Earned the coaches' award for the most improved player ... Was named the most valuable player on the basketball team.

Personal: Prince Innocent Parker ... Born 12/21/87 in Norfolk, VA ... Son of Diane Parker ... Enrolled in university studies.