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Ricky Parks
Ricky  Parks

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Ga.

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 270

Position:
TE

Experience:
1L

12/26/2015

Heart of Dallas Bowl vs Washington

Heart of Dallas Bowl vs Washington

09/05/2015

Southern Miss 16, Mississippi State 34

Southern Miss dropped its first game of the season to Mississippi State on Saturday night.

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Had one catch for seven yards against Washington (12/26).

2015 (Redshirt Junior): Appeared in 12 games, starting three...Caught five passes for 88 yards in his first season with the Golden Eagles...Had a season-best 35-yard catch at Charlotte (10/24)...Collected two solo tackles on season.

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore, Coffeyville CC): Seventh-rated junior college prospect in the country by Scout.com ... Played linebacker in nine games for Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan. ... Recorded 25 tackles (11 solo, 14 assisted) ... Notched 15 tackles for loss with nine sacks, a fumble recovery and two pass breakups to help the Ravens to a 9-3 record.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman, Northeast Mississippi CC): Played tight end at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Miss. ... Saw action in seven games for the Tigers, recording six receptions for 59 yards and two touchdowns ... Helped Northeast Mississippi rush for 2,015 yards and 14 touchdowns and pass for 1,316 yards and 12 TDs.

2012 (Freshman, Auburn): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Played tight end at Callaway High School in Hogansville, Ga. ... Second-ranked tight end in the country, 10th-ranked player from the state of Georgia and 123rd-ranked player in the nation according to Rivals.com ... Ranked fifth among tight ends nationally, fourth-best prospect in state of Georgia and 132nd nationally by Scout.com ... Top-ranked tight end in the country, sixth-ranked player from the state of Georgia and 78th-ranked player overall nationally according to 247Sports.com ... Ranked eighth among athletes nationally, eighth overall from the state of Georgia and 74th-best player nationally by ESPN.com ... Ranked 15th nationally as an athlete by Maxpreps ... Four-star prospect according to Rivals, Scout, ESPN and 247Sports.com ... Named an All-American, No. 6 overall in Georgia, and No. 3 nationally among tight ends by SuperPrep ... Sports Illustrated Honorable Mention All-America ... Rated 38th on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... Member of the ESPN All-Georgia squad before his senior season ... Named All-State, All-District, All-Area, All-Region and All-Metro as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Rushed for 555 yards and 4 TD on 80 attempts as a senior ... Also played basketball, earning All-Region and All-District honors.

Personal: Full name is Ricktavious Parks ... Son of Cynthia and Unricky Parks ... Has a younger brother, Tez ... Brother, Tez, is also on the team ... Born on Oct. 28, 1993 in LaGrange, Ga. ... Majoring in business.

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