Appeared in 12 games, with two starts, and recorded six catches for 46 yards... hauled in one pass for eight yards off the bench in the opener at Syracuse (9.1)... caught one pass for 11 yards against Gardner-Webb (9.17)... made first start of the season against FSU (10.8)... caught one ball for a season-high 15 yards vs. Notre Dame (11.5)...
Played in all 12 games with seven starts ... Started the season opener vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2) ... Made first reception of the season for seven yards in a start at Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Also earned starts vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) and at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27) ... Made one catch for four yards vs. Boston College (Nov. 6) ... Caught one pass for nine yards at NC State (Nov. 13) ... Had three receptions for 17 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 20).
Started six games at tight end ... Finished eighth on the squad with nine receptions ... Caught his first career touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter against Baylor (Sept. 5) ... Added a 20-yard scoring catch vs. Maryland (Oct. 10) ... Had four receptions for 42 yards vs. the Terps ... Suffered a sprained ankle at Clemson (Oct. 17) that kept him out of the next two games ... Finished the season with a pair of receptions for 28 yards at Duke (Nov. 28).
2008 (True Freshman):
One of three true freshmen to see action for the Deacons in 2008 ... Started three games ... Teamed with Joe Looney as rookie starters in three games (at Miami; vs. Duke; vs. Boston College) ... Made his first appearance during Wake's second offensive series in the season opener at Baylor (Aug. 28) ... Earned his first start on Oct. 25 at Miami ... Had seven receptions for 106 yards ... Longest catch was for 37 yards against Duke (Nov. 1) ... Had two catches for 55 yards at Florida State (Sept. 20) including a 33-yard gain ... Also had a pair of receptions for a total of three yards at NC State (Nov. 15).
An outstanding blocker who started his prep career as a 6-4, 190-pound quarterback ... Member of the Florida Times-Union's Super 75 listing of the top senior players in the state ... Also on the FTU Super 24 squad ... Member of Prep Star's All-Southeast Region team ... Earned all-county honors at tight end as a senior ... Third team all-state class 5A ... Rated the 29th-best tight end and the 98th-best player nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked as the 42nd-best tight end nationally by Rivals.com ... Caught 26 passes for 374 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... Also threw one touchdown pass ... Played for Coach Darrell Sutherland.
Majoring in communication with a minor in entrepreneurship and social enterprise ... Son of Laurie and Mike Parker ... Born July 13, 1990 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from UCF, Ole Miss and South Florida.