San Diego Athlete Larry Parker

UCLA already has one commitment from San Diego (Calif.) St. Augustine in their prized quarterback prospect, Chris Forcier. But the Bruins are also going to check out his teammate, 5-11, 165-pound receiver/cornerback Larry Parker...

UCLA has already snagged one commitment from San Diego (Calif.) St. Augustine in quarterback Chris Forcier. But one of the guys Forcier faces in practice, and a guy who will probably be his main target this fall, is cornerback/receiver Larry Parker (5-11, 165).

"I don't have any offers right now, but I really like USC and UCLA," said Parker. "Nebraska, Notre Dame, San Diego State and Georgia Tech are sending me a lot of stuff. Arizona is coming by our school next month and hopefully some more schools will too."

USC was at his school on Wednesday, and UCLA will be visiting in May to see their prized quarterback commit, and Parker hopes to get some ample face time then.

"We're working out and they'll be watching me catch," Parker said.

Parker played primarily corner for the Saints in 2005, and had 42 tackles and four interceptions. This year, he'll resume his duties in the secondary, but with Menelik Holt off to Nebraska, Parker figures to be the go-to guy for Forcier.

"I'm going to play a lot of receiver. I like the pressure of being the main guy. I play better. I'm going to return punts and kicks too," said Parker. "Most schools like me as an athlete. Some say they'd line me up just as a corner, but I know San Diego State said I could play either way."

Parker will be at the Scout.com Combine next weekend in Los Angeles and will attend the Nike Camp in Oregon later this spring.

He doesn't plan to have a decision made any time soon, wanting to take his five official visits first.

Academically, Parker said he was in good shape and would have no trouble qualifying.


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