- Parrott begins his 27th season this year as assistant equipment manager under the direction of Roger Frazier.
- He began his association with the Volunteers football program as a student assistant in 1980 before coming back in 1985 to take on the equipment room duty on a full-time basis. He was promoted to his current position in 1987.
- The equipment room was renamed the Roger Frazier and Max Parrott Football Equipment Room, given in their honor by Gordon, Melissa and Hannah Summerfield, in January 2003.
- Parrott graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School and received his UT bachelor's degree in Arts and Sciences in 1984. He is married to the former Paige Davis of Lenoir City. They enjoy boating on Norris Lake as well as camping and snow skiing.