|Parker to have surgery||Tweet|
|by TigerNet Staff - Monday, August 13, 2012 12:27 PM||
Pos: LB Height: 6-1 Weight: 235 Hometown: Port Royal, SC (Beaufort HS) Years Played: 2010 - 2012
Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney said after practice on Monday that junior linebacker Justin ParkerJustin Parker
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Parker has already agreed to red-shirt this season and fully heal the injury. Swinney said last week they are very high on Parker and think he can be a contributor for the team next season.
"He was a guy that we were really excited about this spring," said Swinney. "So kind of like we did with Kourtnei BrownKourtnei Brown
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