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Sources: Texas Southern Adds Troy Quarterback
HOUSTON - College Sporting News learned Wednesday night that Troy quarterback Dantavious Parker will transfer to the program with two years of eligibility remaining. The Dothan Eagle broke the story early Wednesday.
A native of Miami, Parker played in nine games as a reserve quarterback for the Trojans last year. The highlight of the season for Parker was six rushes for 83 yards and two touchdowns in the team’s nationally televised contest against Middle Tennessee. The 83 rushing yards included a 46-yard touchdown.
Parker retains his redshirt after the Trojans decided to press him into duty after several injuries impacted the squad’s quarterback position in 2008. The 5′11″, 208 pound signal caller played in four games and scored a pair of touchdowns - one against Florida International and another against North Texas.
Parker will be eligible immediately for head coach Johnnie Cole. Texas Southern plays an 11-game schedule that includes Football Bowl Subdivision foe Connecticut and Division II power Tuskegee.
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