|PARRISH'S PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: Jarod Rafeal Parrish
Born: April 12, 1985
Coach at Chattooga High School: John Starr
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 42/3
2007 - Games/Starts: 14/2 ... Compiled career best 20 tackles this season, including first career tackle for loss and first fumble recovery ... Start against California was second of his career and first since Alabama 2004 ... Finished that game with three tackles ... Second on team with seven tackles against Southern Miss to go with recovered fumble ... Also tied career-high with seven tackles at Florida ... Outstanding spring and fall preseason earned starter's role.
2006 - Games/Starts: 10/0 ... Registered one tackle at Memphis ... Finished with one tackle versus LSU.
2005 - Games/Starts: 0/0 ... Battled knee injury throughout 2005 and was redshirted ... In 2004, started one contest (Alabama) and finished season with nine tackles.
2004 - Games/Starts: 12/1 ... First collegiate start came against against Alabama and led to career-high seven tackles ... Added one stop at South Carolina.
2003 - Games/Starts: 6/0 ... Served on Vols' special-teams units and saw action in six games, including Peach Bowl appearance versus Clemson.
HIGH SCHOOL - One of top 50 Georgia prospects by Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... All-State honors as senior and All-North Georgia honors as junior and senior ... Two-year starter at quarterback and three-year starter at cornerback and safety ... Teams made playoffs each of his three years ... As senior, recorded 63 tackles and intercepted four passes ... Played as option quarterback in addition to safety and rushed for more than 600 yards and 10 TDs ... Winning touchdown on 63-yard punt return against Coosa and two interceptions against Armuchee ... Scored 16 total touchdowns as junior on 700 yards receiving and 600 yards rushing ... Defensively, made 40 tackles and six interceptions ... Had .362 batting average in baseball as center fielder and was three-year starter.