The Season with Kyle Parker

"We ended up losing Friday night. It was a tough game. We lost 28-29. It kept going back and forth. We missed an extra point and we were down 21-20 with almost four minutes left."

OCT. 1, 2007 - KYLE PARKER WEEK NINE ENTRY

Today was my 18th birthday. We went out to Outback for dinner.

Xavier was pumped because I got a 52 inch plasma TV for my birthday. I will be taking it to school with me. We will be rooming together so he was excited. We hung out Friday night after the game.

We ended up losing Friday night. It was a tough game. We lost 28-29. It kept going back and forth. We missed an extra point and we were down 21-20 with almost four minutes left. I had a 60-yard touchdown run for a touchdown. We went for two and made it so we were up 28-21. They got the ball with three minutes left and drove the field and scored. They went for two and made it to win.

I was 13-for-20 for about 200 yards and two touchdowns. I also ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns.

I watched the Clemson game. I was disappointed. I thought for sure we would beat them. They just didn't seem in sync. I am sure they just had a bad day. It happens sometimes.

I am still thinking about coming up Saturday. My dad is talking with my aunt about it. We are still planning it out.

Our non district schedule has been really tough this year. The team we lost to last Friday lost in the state championship last year for 6A. This week we start playing our district games. We should win our district pretty easily.

When we lose a game I try to go out there in practice the next week and keep the enthusiasm. We watch the film and move on to the next game. We try not to make the same mistakes again. When you play a game that close, win or lose you can take something good out of it.

I usually spend the weekend rotating between our game film and film of our next opponent. On Monday morning we do film with the team. After Monday we throw it away and focus on the next team.

Until next week ... Kyle Parker.

The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK ONE
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK TWO
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK THREE
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK FOUR
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK FIVE
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK SIX
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK SEVEN
The Season with Kyle Parker - WEEK EIGHT


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