#17

Billy Parker

Weight:

195 lbs

Height:

6' 0"

Position:

Defensive Back

College:

William and Mary

Birthdate:

May 17th, 1981

Career Years:

5

Team:

Montreal Alouettes

Highlights

2013

Parker suited up for all 18 regular season games and his 57 defensive tackles this year were a career-best for the five-year CFL veteran, in addition to recording a pick and five knockdowns. He amassed five defensive tackles in a single game twice in 2013, plus a season-high seven in Week 3 against Calgary.

2012

He finished the year with 41 defensive tackles and 2 special teams tackle. He also registered 1 interception that he returned for 16 yards. That interception was in the season opener against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

2011

He finished tied for first on the Alouettes for interceptions with three and second for most defensive tackles with 55. He also finished second on the team for fumble returns with two.

2010

Led Montreal for most knockdowns, tied for 3rd for most interceptions and 4th for most defensive tackles. Won a 2nd Grey Cup victory with the Alouettes'.

2009

Played his first CFL game July 1st against Calgary and recorded his first tackle and knockdown in a CFL game. Finished 2nd for his team for most knockdowns,, and 3rd for most interceptions. Won the Grey Cup with the Alouettes'.

2008

He played 16 games with the Dragons, recording 71 tackles, eight interceptions, 20 knockdowns and a fumble recovery.

2007

He led the AFL with 28 knockdowns and registered 66 tackles and four interceptions with the Dragons.

College

He played 44 career games, registering 11 interceptions and 40 knockdowns… In 2003, he recorded 45 tackles and two interceptions, and forced and recovered one fumble… In 2002, he led the NCAA I-AA for most knockdowns and tied the Atlantic 10 record for most touchdowns on interception returns.

Arena Football League

In 2005, Parker made his Arena Football League debut on February 6 against the Dallas Desperados and recorded his first interception and tackle. He finished as the runner-up in both Rookie and Defensive Player of the Year voting. He was named to the All-Rookie and All-Arena teams as a Defensive specialist. He tied the franchise interception record with 10 and finished second on the team in tackles with 90.5. He also recorded two two-interception games on February 11 at the Las Vegas Gladiators and May 15 at and the Tampa Bay Storm. In 2007, Parker recorded 66.0 total tackles and four interceptions for 39 yards. He also recorded a league-high 28 pass break-ups. He was named Defensive Player of the Game for Weeks 9 and 12. In 2008, Parker played in all 16 games and finished with 71 tackles, 20 passes defensed, one fumble recovery, and eight interceptions. On September 23, 2008, Parker along with new Dragons advisory board members Kerry Rhodes of the New York Jets and Danny Clark of the New York Giants, unveiled the new logo for the New York Dragons