Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Jared Parham





JARED PARHAM



Fr., LB, 6-2, 220, Coppell, Texas (Coppell HS)

(Last name is pronounced PAR-ham) … Highly-rated prospect with a lot of physical tools … ESPN.com lists him as the nation’s No. 21-ranked inside linebacker prospect … Ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 67 outside linebacker prospect … Was a team captain and all-district performer at defensive end as a senior in 2009 … Helped his team set a school record for wins in a season, with 11 in 2009 … Won all-district honors as a junior in 2008 as a linebacker … Also participated in track and field and wrestling for his school, and was a regional qualifier in track in 2009 … High school coach – Joe McBride … Parents – Wayne & Teressa Parham … Father is a Mizzou grad who was born and raised in St. Louis … Interested in studying in Mizzou’s esteemed School of Business … Lists hobbies as X-Box and lifting weights, and has previously earned the rank of an Eagle Scout … Chose Mizzou over Arkansas, Texas Tech, North Carolina, Texas A&M and Buffalo, among others … Lists the coaching staff, the campus, the athletic facilities, and the people at Mizzou as major drawing points.