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DeVante Parker’s Final Ranks in the UofL Record Books

Photo: Tim Haag/

Photo: Tim Haag/

We have just seen a college career come to an end that we won’t soon forget. There are surely going to be some good wide receivers come in and play for UofL over the next several years. And the best ones will undoubtedly be compared to DeVante Parker. He has set a bar that will be nearly impossible to reach. The combination of his talent along with him being a hometown kid just make him one of the biggest fan favorites to ever come through the UofL football program.

Although he missed the first 7 games of his senior season, Parker still climbed to (or near) the top of many different categories in the UofL history books. So there will always be that “what if” factor with Parker’s numbers, especially because 6 of those first 7 games were said to be the “easier” part of the 2014 schedule. No telling what kind of numbers he would have put up against teams like Murray State, Syracuse, and Miami (again).

Here are where his final numbers rank in some of the wide receiver categories in UofL history…

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Updating the UofL Record Books with DeVante Parker

Photo: Tim Haag/

Photo: Tim Haag/

Back in July, I posted some of the all-time receiving records at UofL and showed where DeVante Parker ranked in those categories. Obviously, there wasn’t any need to update them during the season since he missed the first 6 games. But now since he is back, and back with a vengeance, I figured it would be ok to update the stats now. So here is where DeVante ranks among the all-time UofL greats. Keep in mind, he still has 3 games to play.

Career Receptions

1. 299   Arnold Jackson, 1997-00

2. 217   Ibn Green, 1996-99

3. 187   J.R. Russell, 2001-04

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Cards in the NFL: Week 9

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Here is how the former Cards performed in week 9 of the NFL season…

Harry Douglas (Atlanta): 3 receptions for 82 yards. Also had 1 solo tackle in 34-10 loss to Carolina.

Harry Douglas


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Cards in the NFL: Week 14


Here is how the former Cards performed in the NFL this week. Keep in mind that these are just the skill players. Bilal Powell had a great performance for the New York Jets and Josh Bellamy made his NFL debut with the Kansas City Chiefs!

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