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CALEB PARKER

Player profile

position
Hurdles/High Jump
year
Senior
hometown
Stafford, Texas
high school
Stafford
other college
Southern Miss

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Senior transfer from Southern Miss was a two-time, first-team All-American hurdler in 2019…owns the third-fastest 110-meter hurdles time (13.50) among returnees nationally…placed fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships and seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 60-meter hurdles…ran 7.71 in 60-meter hurdles which ranks fourth among returnees nationally…placed seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships…teams with Trey Cunningham, Braxton Canady and Tyricke Highman to give the Noles the deepest hurdles crew nationally…also owns a high jump personal-best of 2.21m (7-3).

2020

Indoor: One of three NCAA Championship qualifiers in the 60-meter hurdles, enjoyed a breakout senior season…contributed a runner-up finish in the hurdles and a fourth-place showing in the high jump to the Noles’ runaway ACC title…ranked No. 3 nationally in the 60 hurdles with a lifetime-best time of 7.61, which he ran twice, and sits at No. 4 on FSU’s all-time list…in 12 rounds of action, eclipsed his previous-best (7.71) six times, posting four runner-up finishes and one third-place finish…also soared 2.20 meters (7-2.5) at the Bob Pollock Invitational, which gives him a share of No. 5 on FSU’s top-10 list.

 

Personal

Versatile athlete who excels in the hurdles and high jump and will be a key to FSU’s NCAA Championships hopes in his senior season as a transfer…enjoyed a decorated career at Southern Miss, claiming five Conference USA titles between the hurdles and the high jump over his first three seasons…had a breakout junior season in 2019, winning second consecutive C-USA 60-meter hurdles title indoors to go along with 110-meter hurdles and high jump titles outdoors; was also the indoor high jump runner-up…was a three-time NCAA East 110-meter hurdles qualifier…was 2018 C-USA 60 hurdles champ, setting the meeting record…won outdoor high jump title and was runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles…advanced to the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships for the first time in 2019…outstanding athlete at Stafford High in Texas, winning the UIL state 4A 110-meter hurdles title in 2016 and finished third in the high jump…also played football in high school…is the son of Katina and Gregory Parker…born June 26, 1998.