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Football: Ron Parker

Ron Parker

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  Position: S    Ht.: 6-1    Wt.: 210
  Hometown: St. Helena Island, S.C.
  Previous School: Beaufort HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Sports Management

2010: The Sporting News Preseason All-American... Lindy's First Team Preseason All-American... Consensus Draft Services Preseason All-American... D2Football.com Preseason first team All-American...

2009: South Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Year... Don Hansen's Football Gazette First Team All-American... D2Football.com Second Team All-American... DAKTRONICS Second Team All-American... The State Newspaper All-South Carolina... Orangeburg Touchdown Club All-South Carolina... DAKTRONICS First Team All-Super Region Two... All-South Atlantic Conference First Team... South Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, October 19... Led the team in tackles with 83, which tied for second in the South Atlantic Conference and tied for 67th in NCAA Division II... Led the team and the South Atlantic Conference in interceptions with six, which also tied him for 10th in NCAA Division II... Led the team and the South Atlantic Conference in passes defended with 13... Had four games with double digit tackle totals... Opened the season with 10 tackles, two interceptions and a pass breakup in the win at Valdosta State (8/29)... Made 14 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and an interception at Austin Peay (9/5)... Made six tackles and forced a fumble in early action against Cumberland (9/19)... Made nine tackles and made a pass breakup in the downpour at Carson-Newman (9/26)... Made six tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass at Catawba (10/3)... Made 14 tackles, with 13 marked as solo stops, with a pass breakup against Mars Hill (10/10)... Made a season low three tackles, but picked off two passes, returning one 54 yards for the game winning touchdown at Wingate (10/17) - he also broke up another three passes and was named SAC Defensive Player of the Week... Made four tackles at home against Tusculum (10/24)... Made 10 solo stops and intercepted a pass at Lenoir-Rhyne (10/31) in Bishops Trophy win... Made seven tackles, with 3.0 tackles for loss and a forced fumble in the season finale against Brevard... Game-by-game statistics...

2008: Played in all 10 games as a redshirt freshman, earning starts against Tusculum (10/25) and Brevard (11/8)… Notched 36 tackles on the season, with 28 solo tackles and three tackles for loss… Earned three solo tackles in three of the first four games of the season against Valdosta State (8/30), North Greenville (9/11) and Carson-Newman (9/27)… Six solo tackles against Wingate (10/18) followed by career high eight tackles in loss at Tusculum (10/25)… Five tackles in Bishops Trophy win over Lenoir-Rhyne (11/1) and six tackles in season closer at Brevard (11/8)…Game-by-game statistics...

High School: Two year letterman at Beaufort High for head coach Mark Clifford... all-region honoree...

Personal: Born August 17, 1987... son of Rose and Ronzo Parker...