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.
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!”
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)
So happy for this kid. All about the team, the team, the team!
Better son than I could have asked for. Love you buddy! https://t.co/27UnjWlo8U
QB JOVONI BORBON (BUENA)
RB BRANDON BARRIOS (IRONWOOD RIDGE)
Blessed for receiving an offer in Southern California from The University of La Verne. @ULV_Football Thank you Head Coach Krich @CoachKrich for this wonderful opportunity. @CoachPerrone @gridironarizona @irhsfbbooster @JustinESports @AZPreps365Andy pic.twitter.com/5u5m87uckW
TE/LB JESSE AVINA (BUENA)
Honored to receive my first offer to the University of Jamestown! Thank you Coach and to everyone that has helped me on this journey! @jfederico8 @JimmieKnight @JimmieFootball @gridironarizona @AZHSFB @FootballMediaAZ @HighBuena pic.twitter.com/Mh9caPqydl
TE CONNOR WITTHOFT (SALPOINTE)
LB JAYSON PETTY (SABINO)
All glory to God! After a great official visit I am excited and blessed to announce that I have been offered a scholarship to Minot State university‼️ thank you @CoachNickNissen @CoachLaDage @gridironarizona @MikeAldrich @Coach_McBrayer @SabinoFootball1 pic.twitter.com/tACKZURO4x
DE DAMAGGIO STREVAY (CIENEGA)
DB CAMERON DRESCHER (IRONWOOD RIDGE)
DE LUKE REGINA (SALPOINTE)
LB TRENT STRONG (SALPOINTE)
I am Blessed to say that I have received my first Division 1 OFFER from Drake University. I want to thank @LancerFBcoach for all his support and guidance and @tstepsis for this tremendous opportunity. @DrakeBulldogsFB GO BULLDOGS 🔵🐶 pic.twitter.com/2O2NYcvZ2Q
WR JORDAN LOPEZ (WALDEN GROVE)
After a great call with @CoachJVG I am soo excited to announce that I have received an offer from Western Colorado University!!! Thank you to all my teammates for always pushing me to be the best, this ones for y’all @FB_RedWolves pic.twitter.com/JjBEC4rJci
DL THOMAS WELKY (WALDEN GROVE)
DL RAY FIGUEROA (SALPOINTE)
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