Cord Parks

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Cord Parks
No. 29     Edmonton Eskimos
Date of birth (1986-11-12) November 12, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Decatur, Georgia
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) CB
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
College Northeastern
High school Stone Mountain (GA)
Career history
As player
2009 St. Louis Rams
2010 Seattle Seahawks*
20102011 Minnesota Vikings*
2012 New Orleans Saints*
20132015 BC Lions
2016–present Edmonton Eskimos
Career stats
Tackles 1
Interceptions --
Pass deflections --

Cordelius Jamerr Parks (born November 12, 1986) is an American cornerback of Canadian football for the Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was picked up on waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on June 16, 2010. He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Northeastern.

Early years[edit]

Parks played four years of football at Stone Mountain High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he was the team captain as a junior and senior. He earned Second-team All-County honors as a senior. In addition to being a running back and defensive back, he also ran track for three years, finishing Second in the 110-meter and First in the 300-meter hurdles at the county championship. Also competed and in the State Finals in the 110-meter and 300-Meter hurdles as well as the Triple-jump

College career[edit]

Parks, in 2008, started all 12 games at cornerback for Northeastern and made 54 tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and defensed four passes. In 2007, he started in 11 games at cornerback and was third on the team in tackles (63), first in interceptions (2) and deflected four passes. He also returned 20 kickoffs for a 21.0 yard average. As a sophomore in 2006, he totaled 40 tackles with four deflections and had a 22.0-yard average on 21 kickoff returns. In 2005, he played in 11 games, making 14 tackles.

Parks competed on the track team in 2005, 2006, and 2007 in the 100 meters, 110 hurdles, and the 4x100 relay, placing high in the CAA Championships.[1]

Professional career[edit]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Parks was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2009. He was promoted to the active roster after spending most of the season on the practice squad on December 26.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Parks Spent a Short time on the Seahawks Practice Roster in 2010 before being Released after week 5

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Parks spent the 2010 season on the Vikings practice-squad. After being signed to their 2011 offseason roster, had an outstanding Preseason with the Vikings but was released due to injury after the final Preseason game.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Parks participated in training camp with the New Orleans Saints and was cut on August 27, 2012.[2]

BC Lions[edit]

Parks played for the BC Lions from 2013 to 2015.

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Parks signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on May 26, 2016.[3]

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