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DeVante Parker
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DeVante Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Ballard

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 211

Position:
WR


12/18/2014

Sixteen Cardinals to Earn Degrees Tonight

Cardinals willl go through graduation tonight at the KFC Yum! Center

12/10/2014

Holliman and Mauldin Earn First Team All-ACC Accolades

Holliman tied an NCAA record with 14 interceptions

12/07/2014

Cardinals to Face Georgia in 13th Annual Belk Bowl

Cardinals and Bulldogs face off for the first time in school history

12/01/2014

A Total of 10 Cardinals Earn All-ACC Honors

Gerod Holliman named first team All-ACC

12/01/2014

Parker and Bolin Earn Weekly ACC Accolades

Parker tied school record for career touchdown receptions

12/17/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL HOLDS TOY DRIVE AND AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Louisville football holds toy drive and autograph session

11/29/2014

Football vs. Kentucky

NCAA Football: Kentucky at Louisville (USATSI)

11/29/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL v KENTUCKY

Louisville Football v Kentucky

11/22/2014

Football vs. Notre Dame (USA Today)

Football vs. Notre Dame; photos by Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

11/22/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL at NOTRE DAME

Louisville Football at Notre Dame

2013JUNIOR SEASON
Has played and started in 12 games overall... ended the year with 55 receptions for 885 yards and tied a school record with 12 touchdowns... his 12 touchdowns were tied for 10th nationally and led the AAC... led team and was seventh in the AAC with 885 yards receiving... recorded three 100-yard receiving games... tied a career-high with nine receptions for 142 yards and one touchdown in the Russell Bowl win over Miami... had career-best nine catches for 104 yards and two touchdowns in road win over No. 23 Cincinnati... finished with five catches for 71 yards and a score at UConn... had two scoring catches and six catches overall for 74 yards against FIU... season-high 134 yards receiving on five receptions and a pair of touchdowns against EKU.

2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in all 13 games... led the team with 744 yards receiving and 10 touchdown receptions... his 10 touchdown receptions were the most by a player in a season since 1998... had a touchdown in six straight games to end the season... had two games with two receiving touchdowns... finished the season with two 100 yard receiving games... hauled in a 75-yd touchdown reception to start second half of Pittsburgh game.

2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in 11 games... Led the team with six touchdown receptions... Finished sixth on the team with 18 receptions and fourth with 291 receiving yards... Had two receiving touchdowns at USF... Made a highlight-real 39-yd touchdown reception in season-opening win versus Murray State.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Mike Jackson at Ballard High School... one of the most electrifying players in the state... rated 26th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... ranked the 77th-best wide receiver by Rivals.com and the fifth-best player in the Rivals.com Kentucky postseason top 10... finishes his career as one of the state's all-time leading wide receivers... two-time All-State performer... caught 68 passes for 1,793 yards - 26.4 yards a catch - and 19 touchdowns as a senior... named first team All-State by the Courier-Journal... his 1,793 yards last season ranks fourth all-time in state history... recorded 209 yards and one touchdown against 6-A state champion Trinity, 137 and two TDs and 184 and two TDs in two games against No. 2 St. Xavier, 211 yards and two TDs against 6-A finalist Male and 227 yards and three TDs in just three quarters against 3-A state champion Central... finished his career with 3,274 yards receiving, which ranks fifth only behind Somerset's John Cole (4,981), Lawrence County's Gerad Parker (4,736), Male's Montrell Jones (4,345) and Mason County's Chris Lofton (3,511)... totaled 73 catches for 1,438 yards and 12 TDs as a junior... was named co-Paul Hornung Award winner as the state's top player with Boyle County's Lamar Dawson... his father Anthony Shelman played football at Louisville... chose Louisville over scholarship offers from Kentucky, Indiana and UCF.

PERSONAL
Son of Raneca Parker and former UofL running back Anthony Shelman... born 1/20/93... communications major.

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