Rice defeated Marshall 41-24 to win the C-USA Championship on December 7.
Teams with Jordan Taylor to give the Owls a formidable 1-2 combination at wide receiver.
Returned to action vs. UTEP after missing two games and caught a key 31-yarder to spark the Owls first scoring drive...Caught a career-high six vs. ODU...Preseason All C-USA fourth team by Phil Steele.
Led the team by averaging 17.5 yards per catch and was second with 29 catches, 508 yards and three touchdowns... Established new career highs with five catches for 75 yards vs. Tulane and had 228 yards in his last five games... Caught a 17-yard TD vs. UTEP for his only catch vs. the Miners... Enjoyed a successful return to San Antonio, catching three for 60 yards and his first touchdown of the year at UTSA... was his third game with three catches this season... Made his season debut with a career-best three catches for 65 yards vs. Kansas and added three catches for 48 yards vs. Houston... 54 of his 65 yards came on a career-long strike from Taylor McHargue.
One of eight true freshmen to play in 2012, finishing with seven catches for 112 yards and one touchdown... Named to the C-USA All-Freshman team as a punt returner (13 for 48 yards)... Caught a season-best two passes at Louisiana Tech and Memphis... Hauled in a 35-yard pass from Taylor McHargue vs. Southern Miss for his first career touchdown.
Converse Judson High School
All District 25-5A selection as a junior and senior for coach Jim Rackley in his final season at Converse Judson... Honorable mention all-state... Totaled 988 all-purpose yards as a senior... Played basketball as well in his junior year at Judson... Academic All State honorable mention.
Full Name: Dennis D'Andre Parks... Born: July 27, 1994 at San Antonio... Parents: Becky Davis and Dennis Parks (eight sisters)... Father (Dennis Parks) played football at New Mexico State... Rice major: Psychology... Rice College: Jones.