Position/Scout Ranking: Parks, 6-4, 231, Callaway High, four stars, ranked as the No. 5 tight end in the country.
Auburn's Main Competition: Parks chose the Tigers in June over offers from Alabama, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Clemson and many others. Despite talk that he would take an official visit to Alabama the last week before signing day, Parks never wavered from his commitment to the Tigers.
Ricky Parks was a versatile player for his high school team.
Why Auburn Signed Him: Parks, who played quarterback, tight end, defensive end, free safety and outside linebacker during his time at Callaway High, has the potential to be a standout at tight end for the Tigers once he focused on playing one position.
Worth Noting: Parks played quarterback his junior and senior seasons at Callaway High. As a sophomore, he played tight end, the position he projects to play for the Tigers.