Player Profile: Steven Parker
#14 Steven Parker
Position: Linebacker (HAWK)
Hometown: Dallas, TX
High School: South Oak Cliff
2019 (Fr.): at Boston College: Made his Jayhawk debut in Chestnut Hill … Assisted on one tackle to make his way onto the stat sheet … at TCU: Saw playing time, but did not record any statistics in Fort Worth … Oklahoma: Made a solo tackle against the Sooners, as well as causing one quarterback hurry, both of which were season/career highs for the freshman …Baylor: Played against the nationally ranked Bears, but did not record any statistics in his fourth game of the season for KU.
High School: Earned a four star rating by Rivals.com ranking in the top 400 … Rated top 20 at his position in the country … Played for head coach Jason Todd at South Oak Cliff HS … Totaled 100 tackles, including 20 sacks and 26 tackles-for-loss … Helped lead South Oak Cliff to a 11-1 record … Earned Texas 6-5A Player of the Year and District 5-A Defensive Player of the Year honors his senior season … Rated No. 36 in the Dallas Morning News Top 100 rankings … Earned District 11-5A Defensive MVP honors as a junior.
Personal: Son of Die Anie Blythe and Dysaniece Taylor … Currently undecided in major … Chose Kansas over offers from Nebraska, UCLA, Texas Tech, Arkansas, Baylor, Houston, Indiana, Iowa, Purdue and TCU