Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

William Parks
William Parks


Philadelphia, Pa.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 184

Free Safety


Last School:
Germantown HS


Offense Wins Spring Football Game

Arizona's quarterbacks combined for 27-of-49 passing for 349 yards and eight touchdowns.


Defense Wins Friday Scrimmage

University of Arizona football held a 90-minute workout Friday night at Phoenix College with the defense winning an approximately 60-play scrimmage.


Cats Fight Back, Beat Nevada, 49-48

Arizona football battled back with a last-minute touchdown and a recovered onside kick to end the season with an 8-5 record.


Cats, Cardinal Collide On The Farm

Arizona (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) vies for its first conference victory at No. 18 Stanford (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) on Saturday. The game will be televised nationally on FOX at Noon (PDT).


Copper-Clad Cats Host No. 18 Oregon State

Unbeaten and 18th-ranked Oregon State visits Arizona Stadium for a Pac-12 showdown with Arizona on Saturday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Netowrks.

2012: Played in 13 games as a member of the secondary in his true freshman year ... Also played on special teams ... Was one of six true freshman to play on defense during the season ... Totaled nine tackles, eight solo and one assisted.

High School: All-Southeastern Pennsylvania First-Team Defense honors ... Played in the Chesapeake Bowl ... Cornerback, receiver, running back and kick returner for the Bears ... Scored five TDs on 39 carries and 167 yards as senior, with 21 receptions for 337 yards and four scores ... Four interceptions for 119 yards, seven PBUs and 27 tackles ... As a junior, he rushed for 657 yards on 143 carries and four scores, with nine receptions for 138 yards and a touchdown ... Logged 45 tackles and three interceptions as a defender ... Won a 2011-12 State Mini-Max award for football performance, academics and community service from the Maxwell Foundation ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field.

Personal: Son of William McLeod and Nyerere Parks ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Career Stats
Year G/GS UA-A Total
2012 13/0 8-1 9
Total 13/0 8-1 0