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 Jeremy Parker 19
Jeremy Parker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

High School:
Mesquite

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

2006: Fifth-year senior Jeremy Parker is Baylor's No. 2 punter behind two-time All-American Daniel Sepulveda ... However, Sepulveda's recovery from off-season knee surgery may open the door for Parker to claim the Bears' starting job in 2006.

2005: Parker did not see any game action as a junior.

2004: As a sophomore, Parker did not punt or play in a game for the Bears ... Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

2003: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

2002: Played in 11 games as a true freshman and won the starting punter position early in the season ... Missed only the California game ... Punted 73 times for a 35.6 average and placed five kicks inside the opponents' 20-yard line ... Averaged over 40 yards per punt against both Samford (40.8 yards on four punts) and Kansas (40.6 yards on five punts) ... Punted nine times against New Mexico for a 38.4 yard average and kicked a career-high 11 times against Oklahoma State (33.5 yard average) ... Had career-long 51-yard punt against Texas ... His 73 punts tied for fifth-most on Baylor's single-season list ... Named to The Sporting News' Big 12 All-Freshman team ... Earned first varsity letter.

High School: Mesquite High School, Mesquite, Texas ... Accounted for 81 points kicking as a senior, making 15 fields goals (21 attempts) and 36 PATs ... Averaged 44 yards per punt as a senior ... Member of the Skeeters' 2001 5A state championship team that finished 15-0 ... Named first-team All-District 10-5A as both a kicker and a punter ... Earned first-team 5A all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association as a punter and second-team recognition as a place-kicker ... Also lettered in soccer ... National Honor Society member was a three-year honor roll student ... One of his prep teammates was fellow Bear Maurice Linguist ... Coached by Steve Halpin at the District 10-5A school.

Personal: The son of Bill and Cathy Parker, Jeremy Douglas Parker was born June 28, 1984, in Dallas ... Business administration major.

PARKER'S SINGLE-GAME BESTS
Punts: 11 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 23, 2002
Punting Average: 40.8 vs. Samford, Sept. 7, 2002 (four punts)

PARKER'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEARGNOYDSAVG50+IN20LP/OPPONENT
200211732,59935.61551/Texas
2003 Redshirted
200400000.000-
200500000.000-
Totals11732,59935.61551/Texas, 2002
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