Tez Parks may be as physically gifted as any football player that the NC State coaches are still recruiting and he is very interested in the Wolfpack.
NCSU has offered the Hogansville (GA) Calloway athlete and it
appeared as though the coaches had convinced him to visit a little
over a week ago. Parks was planning to take in the NC State-North
Carolina rivalry game but something came up and that trip just did
not pan out.
"I couldn't make it to that game. I had been thinking I would go but
it was something else that came up," he said.
Fans should not read too much into the change of plans. Parks
insists that NC State is one of the options he is taking most
seriously and he is convinced he will visit at another date instead.
In fact he was adamant about making the trip in the future.
"They're on me real heavy and I haven't been up there yet so I'm
going to reschedule and go another time. I've been talking to Coach
Frisman Jackson I would say like once a week or twice a week. He's
talked to me about the coaching staff and the school just about
every time we talk.
"I like how all their coaches want me and it seems to me like it's
going to be a good thing going on there. They're like a family."
Parks has already been to Tennessee, Auburn, South Carolina, Alabama
and Georgia. He will be returning to Auburn. Georgia Tech is the
only school from the ACC he has visited.
He said NC State, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Auburn and
South Carolina are the six schools that are recruiting him the
hardest right now. But he added that he still does not know what
school he wants to attend nor would he be able to come close to
making that decision today.
All of his visits to date have been unofficial. He could still take
five officials but Parks said he does not know if that will happen.
Most schools are recruiting Parks as an athlete or a safety but he
said that he would prefer the opportunity to play running back or
Parks is rated a three star prospect and the No. 64 safety in the
nation by Scout.com
Parks Still Planning to Visit
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