The Owls closed out the 2011 season by dropping a 27-24 decision to SMU on November 26
Final practice at Rice Stadium for the 2011 Seniors
Souvenir covers from the 2011 season
Images of Tyler Parish
Images from the Owls game with Northwestern
Veteran on the offensive line who ranked second on the team with 34 career starts.
Made his 34th career start and his 30th career at right tackle at SMU in the season finale... Served as a game captain at Southern Miss... Also has made four starts at left guard in his career.
Made nine starts on the year... Saw action at all spots on the offensive line except for center during the year.
Started all 12 games... Returned to right tackle at SMU after four starts at right guard as the Owls shuffled their lineup along the offensive line due to injuries... Had made seven career starts (four consecutive) at right tackle... Credited with his first career tackle on punt coverage vs. Tulsa.
Athletic tackle who started three of the first four at right tackle and then split time in a rotation with Jake Hicks over the final nine games... Moved over to the left side against Southern Miss after Scott Mitchell was injured early in the game... Became the first freshman since David Berken and Austin Wilkinson in 2005 to start a season opener on the O-line when he lined up a right tackle vs. SMU.
Ardmore High School
2007 graduate of Ardmore High School in Ardmore, OK... All-state and all-district selection as a senior for coach Mike Lloyd... Named the District 5A-I Lineman of the Year and selected to play in the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association all-star game, the Oil Bowl, in July... Ranked as the third-best line prospect in Oklahoma by Rivals.com... Parish graded out at 90 percent, and allowed only two quarterback sacks... Member of the National Honor Society and named a Blue Ribbon Scholar
Full Name: Tyler Colin Parish... Born: April 18, 1989 at Littleton, Colo... Parents: Howard and Stephanie Parish (one sister)... Rice major: Economics and Sport Management. >