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43 Mike Parker
Mike  Parker

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Edgewater

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
CB

HIGH SCHOOL: Excellent cover man who played both cornerback and free safety during his career for coach Bill Gierkie at Edgewater HS ... 3 stars by Rivals.com ... 2 stars by Scout.com ... considered the No. 46 safety in the country by Rivals.com ... listed as the No. 84 player in Florida according to Rivals.com and 86th by the Orlando Sentinel ... third-team all-state by the Florida Sportswriters Association ... first-team All-Orange County by the Orlando Sentinel ... helped his team to an 11-2 record and an appearance in the state quarterfinals during his senior year, while earning all-district honors ... made 48 tackles, intercepted three passes and had 10 pass break-ups ... his team was 23-4 his last two years, and was runner up in the state 6A playoffs during his sophomore and junior seasons ... an excellent hurdler on the track team ... earned All-State honors ... conference champion in the 300m hurdles as a junior when he earned all-county honors and second-team All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel.

PERSONAL: Michael Bernard Parker ... born 9-28-87 in Orlando, Fla. ... son of Lucretia and the late James Parker ... has two older brothers-James and Chris ... enjoys bowling.

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