Duke Football BIO
88 Danny Parker
2011: Reserve tight end ... returns to the gridiron after not seeing game action during the 2010 campaign ... expected to play a significant role in the Blue Devil offense ... provides quality, experienced depth ... Duke's most physical tight end ... in 32 career games, has nine catches for 77 yards and two TDs ... has played 451 total snaps ... in the program's post-spring weightlifting evaluation, led Duke's tight ends in the bench press (395 lbs.; t5th overall), squat lift (440 lbs.) and power clean lift (300 lbs.).
2010: Did not see game action.
2009: Played in all 12 games ... caught six passes for 42 yards and two TDs ... scoring receptions came in victories over N.C. State and Maryland in consecutive games ... on the field for 232 total snaps including 157 offensive plays ... played a season-high 53 snaps against N.C. Central.
2008: Played in 10 games ... caught three passes for 35 yards on the year ... recorded his first collegiate catch for 14 yards against Virginia ... hauled in two passes for 11 yards against Miami ... played 121 snaps with 64 on offense and 57 on special teams ... posted a season-high 34 plays against Virginia.
2007: Played in the final nine games of the season ... had three kickoff returns for 16 yards on the year ... played a total of 98 snaps on the year with 20 snaps on offense and 78 on special teams ... recorded a season-high 25 plays against Virginia Tech.
Prior to Duke: Two-year letterman at Good Counsel under Bob Milloy ... first team all-county and third team all-state pick as a senior after catching six passes for 181 yards and totaling 41 tackles and five sacks ... logged three receptions for 96 yards along with 15 tackles and one interception as a junior ... helped Good Counsel to a two-year mark of 16-6 with two state playoff appearances ... also participated in basketball.
Personal: Son of Linda Fontaine and Robert Parker III ... born January 24, 1989 ... majoring in cultural anthropology.