Jeremy Parquet

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Jeremy Parquet
No. 77
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-04-11) April 11, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 321 lb (146 kg)
Career information
High school: Destrehan (LA) Destrehan High School
College: Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 238
Career history
CFL status: Import
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 3
Games started: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jeremy Michael Parquet (born April 11, 1982) is a former professional gridiron football player. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.

Parquet has been a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Las Vegas Locomotives and the Edmonton Eskimos. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII over the Arizona Cardinals.

High School career[edit]

Parquet was a two time All State and All District offensive tackle in high school at Destrehan High School.

College career[edit]

Parquet played college football at Southern Mississippi where he played in 44 games starting 39 of them. Starting at offensive guard as a Freshman and Sophomore and at offensive tackle as a Junior and Senior. He graduated with a degree in Coaching and Sports Administration in December 2003.

Professional career[edit]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Parquet was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round (238th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Parquet spent the last five weeks of the 2006 season on the active roster.

He spent 2007 off and on the practice squad and active roster.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On January 2, 2008, he was added to the Steelers active roster.

Parquet spent the first six weeks of the 2008 regular season on the Steelers' practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on October 18 after the team waived defensive tackle Scott Paxson.

Parquet was waived by the Steelers during final cuts on September 5, 2009.[1]

Las Vegas Locomotives[edit]

Parquet was signed by the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League on September 26, 2009.

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Parquet signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on April 20, 2010.

Post Football[edit]

Parquet retired from professional football in July 2011 due to complications from head injuries suffered throughout his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steelers reduce roster to 53". Pittsburgh Steelers. September 5, 2009. Archived from the original on January 2, 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 

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