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Catalina Foothills Standout Will Parker, Son of Arizona Wildcats Great Glenn Parker, Signs With Colgate


Thirty years after his college playing days ended at Arizona, lineman great Glenn Parker will see his son Will begin his college career at Colgate this fall.

That became official today on National Signing Date. Will Parker, a diverse talent listed as a tight end, is officially part of the Raiders, who are part of the Patriot League. Parker played linebacker and quarterback with Catalina Foothills.

Will Parker (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)
Will Parker and his dad Glenn (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Glenn Parker posted this statement about his son on Twitter: “So happy for this kid. All about the team, the team, the team! Better son than I could have asked for. Love you buddy!”

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The following is a list of tweets showing Parker’s signing and others from Southern Arizona hopeful of signing with a program soon:

TE CASEY PARKER, COLGATE (CATALINA FOOTHILLS)

UNDECIDED

QB JOVONI BORBON (BUENA)

RB BRANDON BARRIOS (IRONWOOD RIDGE)

TE/LB JESSE AVINA (BUENA)

TE CONNOR WITTHOFT (SALPOINTE)

LB JAYSON PETTY (SABINO)

DE DAMAGGIO STREVAY (CIENEGA)

DB CAMERON DRESCHER (IRONWOOD RIDGE)

DE LUKE REGINA (SALPOINTE)

LB TRENT STRONG (SALPOINTE)

WR JORDAN LOPEZ (WALDEN GROVE)

DL THOMAS WELKY (WALDEN GROVE)

DL RAY FIGUEROA (SALPOINTE)


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