6 Aaron Parker
6 Aaron Parker
Height: 6-3
Weight: 208
Year: SR
Hometown: Prince George's County, Md.
High School: Gwynn Park
Position: WR
gp 12
yds 1224
yds/g 102.0
td 9

Career Honors and Highlights

  • CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week (9/9/2019)
  • Became the second player in program history to reach 3,000 receiving yards on 10/19/2019
  • Finished his career with 30 touchdown catches, third most in team history
  • 2018 New England Football Writer's Association All-New England Team
  • 2018 CAA Football First Team All-Conference
  • 2018 CAA Football Preseason All-Conference Team
  • 2017 CollegeSportsMadness.com Preseason CAA Football Third-Team All-Conference Team
  • Has 14 career 100-yard receiving yard games
  • Set the program record with a touchdown catch in nine straight games, breaking the previous mark of seven set by Bobby Apgar in 1994

2019 (Senior)

  • Selected as a team captain
  • Appeared in 12 games, starting 11 at wide receiver
  • Led CAA Football with 81 catches and 1,224 receiving yards
  • Caught nine touchdown passes
  • Had five catches for 66 yards and one touchdown against James Madison (11/23)
  • Caught five passes for 113 yards at Maine (11/16)
  • Caught five passes for 29 yards at William & Mary (11/9)
  • Had eight catches for 126 yards and one touchdown against Merrimack (11/2)
  • Had three catches for 52 yards against Elon (10/26)
  • Caught eight passes for 92 yards and one touchdown at Albany (10/19)
  • Had five catches for 64 yards and caught a two-point conversion at Virginia Tech (10/12)
  • Caught seven passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns at Brown (10/5)
  • Had five catches for 80 yards and two touchdowns against Stony Brook (9/28)
  • Caught nine passes for 144 yards at New Hampshire (9/21)
  • Named the CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week after catching 12 passes for 227 yards and one touchdown against Delaware (9/7). It was the 11th 100-yard receiving game of his career
  • Caught nine passes for 144 yards and one touchdown at Ohio (8/31). It was the 10th 100-yard receiving of his career

2018 (Junior)

  • Earned CAA Football First Team All-Conference honors 
  • Appeared in all 11 games, making nine starts at wide receiver
  • Led all CAA Football players in receiving yards, receiving yards per game and touchdown receptions in the regular season
  • He finished the season with 61 catches for 955 yards and 10 touchdowns
  • He also ran for one touchdown and led Rhode Island with 66 points scored
  • Was 15th in the nation with 10 touchdown catches and became the seventh player in program history with at least 10 in one season
  • He also was 24th in the nation with 955 receiving yards, the sixth most in a season by a Ram
  • Parker was 30th in the nation with 5.5 catches per game
  • Ended the season ranked fourth in program history in touchdown catches (21) and seventh in receiving yards (2,219)

2017 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in all 11 games, making nine starts at wide receiver
  • Ranked fifth in the league with 74.8 receiving yards per game
  • Tied for third in the league with seven touchdown receptions
  • Ranked ninth in the league with 4.6 catches per game
  • Had three 100-yard receiving games
  • Caught at least one pass in every game
  • Had 823 receiving yards, the ninth highest single-season total in program history
  • Had three catches for 21 yards at Towson (11/18)
  • Caught four passes for 44 yards against Villanova (11/11)
  • Had one catch for 11 yards against James Madison (11/4)
  • Caught five passes for 69 yards at Albany (10/28)
  • Extended his touchdown streak to nine games, catching five passes for 68 yards and one touchdown against Elon (10/21)
  • Set a Rhode Island record by catching a touchdown pass in his eighth straight game. Finished with four catches for 95 yards and one touchdown at Maine (10/14)
  • Tied the program record by catching a touchdown pass for the seventh consecutive game at Brown. Finished with a career-high 10 catches for 128 yards (9/30)
  • Caught five passes for 119 yards and one touchdown, a 75-yard reception, at New Hampshire (9/23)
  • Recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game, catching three passes for 103 yards and a 51-yard touchdown against Harvard. Became the fourth player in program history to catch a touchdown pass in five straight games (9/16)
  • Became the sixth player in program history to catch a touchdown pass in four straight games with his 63-yard touchdown reception against Stony Brook. Finished the game with four catches for 96 yards (9/9)
  • Caught seven passes for 69 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown reception at Central Michigan. Also had three tackles (8/31)
  • Named to the 2017 CollegeSportsMadness.com Preseason CAA Football Third-Team All-Conference Team

2016 (Freshman)

  • Played in 10 games, making six starts at wide receiver
  • Finished the season with 23 catches and team highs in receiving yards (441) and touchdown catches (4)
  • Also had 12 punt returns for 109 yards, averaging 9.1 yards per return
  • Caught four passes for 99 yards and one touchdown against Towson (11/19)
  • Had four catches for 86 yards and one touchdown at Elon (11/12)
  • Caught one pass for 3 yards at James Madison (10/29)
  • Caught two passes for 71 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown receptions (10/22)
  • Caught three passes for 34 yards and returned one punt 7 yards at Stony Brook (10/15)
  • Made two receptions for 12 yards and had one punt return for 8 yards at Villanova (10/8)
  • Caught one pass for 4 yards against Brown (10/1)
  • Had two catches for 82 yards against New Hampshire (9/24)
  • Caught two passes for 13 yards and returned four punts for 16 yards against Albany (9/10) 
  • Started in his collegiate debut and had two catches for 37 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown, at Kansas (9/3)

Before URI

  • Attended Gwynn Park High School, where he played football and basketball
  • Earned All-Met and All-County honors as a senior
  • Was named co-MVP in basketball as a senior

Personal

  • Born May 21, 1998
  • Son of Vivian Easley Parker and Andre Parker
  • Has one brother, Andre, and one sister, Ashlea
  • His father played college football and his uncle, Walter Easley, played in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Enjoys giving back to the community
  • Favorite athlete is Cam Newton
  • Favorite teams are the Giants and Lakers 
Recent Games
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 81 52
Yards 1224 803
Yards per game 102.0 100.4
Yards per catch 15.1 15.4
Touchdowns 9 5
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 2 8 4.0 8 0 - -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 9 144 16.0 38 1 - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 12 227 18.9 36 1 - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 9 144 16.0 29 0 - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 5 80 16.0 29 2 - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 7 87 12.4 32 2 - -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 5 64 12.8 25 0 - -
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 8 92 11.5 28 1 - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 3 52 17.3 28 0 1 0
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 8 126 15.8 25 1 - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 5 29 5.8 10 0 - -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 5 113 22.6 32 0 - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 5 66 13.2 35 1 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 - - - 0 0 0
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 1 - 144 - - 144
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 1 - 227 - - 227
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 1 -3 144 - - 141
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 1 1 80 - - 81
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 1 8 87 - - 95
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 1 0 64 - - 64
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 1 - 92 - - 92
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 1 - 52 - - 52
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 1 - 126 - - 126
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 1 - 29 - - 29
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 1 - 113 - - 113
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 1 - 66 - - 66
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 12 0 2 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 12 0 2 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 2 0 0 - - - - 0 - - 0 1
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 at Ohio L, 41-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Delaware L, 44-36 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at New Hampshire L, 27-24 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Stony Brook L, 31-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Brown W, 31-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Virginia Tech L, 34-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Albany L, 35-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Elon L, 38-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Merrimack W, 42-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at William & Mary L, 55-19 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Maine L, 34-30 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 James Madison L, 55-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 10 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
2017-18 11 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
2018-19 11 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
2019-20 12 0 3 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 44 0 6 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 10 40 3.6 4.0 1 13 - -
2019-20 12 5 6 0.5 1.2 0 8 1 0
Total 44 15 46 1.0 3.1 1 13 1 0
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 10 23 2.3 441 44.1 19.2 4 71
2017-18 11 51 4.6 823 74.8 16.1 7 75
2018-19 11 61 5.5 972 88.4 15.9 10 82
2019-20 12 81 6.8 1224 102.0 15.1 9 38
Total 44 216 4.9 3460 78.6 16.0 30 82
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 12 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Total 44 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 44 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 - - - - - 12 109 9.1 0 26
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - 12 109 9.1 0 26
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 10 - 441 109 - 550 55.0
2017-18 11 - 823 - - 823 74.8
2018-19 11 40 972 - - 1012 92.0
2019-20 12 6 1224 - - 1230 102.5
Total 44 46 3460 109 - 3615 82.2
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 24 2.4 - 4 - 0 - - - - - 0
2017-18 42 3.8 - 7 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 66 6.0 1 10 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 56 4.7 0 9 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Total 188 4.3 1 30 - 0 - - 0 - 1 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 10 1 1 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 5 0 5.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 0 1 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 12 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 44 7 2 9.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 12 0 3 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Conference 8 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 7 0 3 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 2 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Losses 10 0 2 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 0 2 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
November 4 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 5 6 0.5 1.2 0 8 1 0
Conference 8 2 -2 -0.3 -1.0 0 1 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 1 0.2 1.0 0 1 1 0
Away 7 4 5 0.7 1.3 0 8 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 2 8 4.0 4.0 0 8 - -
Losses 10 3 -2 -0.2 -0.7 0 1 1 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 2 -2 -0.7 -1.0 0 1 - -
October 4 3 8 2.0 2.7 0 8 1 0
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 81 6.8 1224 102.0 15.1 9 38
Conference 8 52 6.5 803 100.4 15.4 5 36
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 33 6.6 551 110.2 16.7 5 36
Away 7 48 6.9 673 96.1 14.0 4 38
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 15 7.5 213 106.5 14.2 3 32
Losses 10 66 6.6 1011 101.1 15.3 6 38
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August 1 9 9.0 144 144.0 16.0 1 38
September 3 26 8.7 451 150.3 17.3 3 36
October 4 23 5.8 295 73.8 12.8 3 32
November 4 23 5.8 334 83.5 14.5 2 35
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 7 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 10 - - - - 0 0 - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - 0 0 - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 10 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 6 1224 - - 1230 102.5
Conference 8 -2 803 - - 801 100.1
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 1 551 - - 552 110.4
Away 7 5 673 - - 678 96.9
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 2 8 213 - - 221 110.5
Losses 10 -2 1011 - - 1009 100.9
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August 1 - 144 - - 144 144.0
September 3 -2 451 - - 449 149.7
October 4 8 295 - - 303 75.8
November 4 - 334 - - 334 83.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 56 4.7 0 9 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Conference 30 3.8 0 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 30 6.0 0 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 26 3.7 0 4 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 18 9.0 0 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 38 3.8 0 6 - - - - 0 - 1 0
-
August 6 6.0 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 18 6.0 0 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 20 5.0 0 3 - - - - 0 - 1 0
November 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -