- Tight End
- 6' 6
- 262 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Norfolk, Va.
Provided depth at tight end … Also played a role on special teams where he saw some time on the punt return/block unit.
2010: Saw his first action of the season at BC … Got five snaps at tight end at NC State … Also got brief action at TE in the CMU game … Caught his first pass against Duke for a 4-yard gain.
2009: Switched from split end to tight end to start preseason workouts … Played three snaps at tight end against Marshall … Also got three plays on offense in the Boston College game … Played briefly on special teams at Georgia Tech … Had three plays on the punt block team against UNC and three more at ECU … Worked three plays at tight end during the NC State game … Was in for three plays on offense during the win at Virginia … Saw some duty during the Chick-fil-A Bowl game against Tennessee … Improved in all four major lifts during off-season workouts.
2008: Saw action in nine games … His 26 special team plays came on the punt return/block team … Picked up two snaps at receiver against Furman … Worked five plays on special teams at UNC and two at Nebraska … Was in on five special team plays in the WKU game … Picked up two more at BC … Had seven plays on special teams against FSU and four in the Maryland game … Improved in all four major lifts as well as the vertical jump and 40 during the off-season program … Hauled in a 30-yard pass during one spring scrimmage … Had an 8-yard grab in the Maroon-White game.
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 and Innocent Onyirimba … Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management (residential property management).