83  Matt Parkhurst
Matt Parkhurst
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 228

Position:
TE

Experience:
3L

JUNIOR Season (2007)
Saw action in all 12 games and earned four starts at fullback when Marshall opened games in the I-formation...valuable special teams performer who was credited with five tackles on the year...returned two short kickoffs on the year, one for five yards against New Hampshire and another 14 yards at UCF...will move to tight end this fall.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in nine games, mostly spent on special teams.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in nine games, splitting time on special teams and as a reserve receiver.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Redshirted, did not play.

High School
Played for coach Gil Brooks at St. Joseph's...Ranked as the 42nd best player in Pennsylvania as a senior...High school team finished undefeated...Helped SJ to a #15 USA Today national ranking in 2002 and a #3 national ranking in 2003...All-conference, all-league, all-area, and all-state selection...Big 33 and Philadelphia City All-Star selection...Also recruited by Kentucky, Toledo, and Wake Forest.

Personal
Son of Mary Anne Tauskey...Has two sisters, Lucinda (21) and Julia (16)...Lists Pat Tillman as his role model...If he were President of the U.S. for one day he would visit our troops and tell them how proud he is of them...Lists the Philadelphia Eagles as his favorite pro team...Graduated in May with a business degree....currently pusuing an MBA.