April 16, 2006

Colin Parker pledges Sun Devils

Arizona State received its first known oral commitment in the 2007 this weekend when Chandler Hamilton defensive standout Colin Parker gave a pledge to Dirk Koetter and his staff, sources close to the recruitment informed ASUDevils.com. Parker played for ASU running backs coach and former Hamilton High Coach John Wrenn through last season, and his father is a former Sun Devil.

A two-sport standout that stands a chance of being a high round selection in next spring's Major League Baseball Draft, Parker had his progress derailed a bit by a torn ACL suffered at the end of last football season. But he's doing well with his rehab and expects to be back on the field and ready to for the start of the football season.

Parker and teammate Kerry Taylor are regulars at ASU spring workouts and they were made priority in-state targets very early on in the process, as Koetter hand-delivered written scholarship offers to both within a week of NLI Day 2006.

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