After spending the majority of his first three seasons in the Baylor program at quarterback, junior Terrance Parks moved to the Big Y/H receiver inside position prior to the start of spring practice ... He is listed No. 3 on the depth chart behind returning lettermen Mike Miller and Jordan Adams heading into the 2006 campaign.
Appeared in eight games (six at quarterback) and made two starts ... For the season, he completed 32-of-71 passes with six interceptions and one touchdown for 324 yards ... Rushed 28 times for (-10 yards) ... Made third career start at quarterback and second of season at Missouri, where he connected on 9-of-21 passes for 64 yards with one interception and rushed nine times for minus-28 yards ... In first 2005 start against No. 2 Texas, he was 10-of-23 in the air for 89 yards with two interceptions while rushing nine times for 14 yards ... Before the UT game, he had taken 67 total snaps under center in 2005, but he went the distance against the Longhorns ... Hit 8-of-17 passes with one interception for 77 yards vs. Texas Tech and rushed four times for (-6) yards in relief of starter Shawn Bell ... Was 2-for-6 passing for 22 yards with two interceptions vs. Nebraska, while rushing once for a yard ... Saw first playing time of year under center against Samford, as he completed 3-of-4 passes for 72 yards and one TD while rushing four times for 11 yards ... Had a career-long 13-yard run vs. the Bulldogs and his 49-yard touchdown pass to Mikail Baker was the Bears[apos] fourth-longest play from scrimmage in 2005 ... Also took snaps at Army ... Lone action at SMU and against Oklahoma State came on 'good hands' kick return team situations ... Did not play in road games at Texas A&M, Iowa State or Oklahoma (coaches decision) ... Played 171 snaps for second letter ... 0-3 all-time as Baylor[apos]s starting signal caller with two of the losses coming to nation[apos]s No. 2-ranked team--Oklahoma in 2004 season finale and Texas in 2005 ... Missed the final week of 2005 spring drills with a deep cut on this throwing (right) hand.
Played in all 11 games and drew one start as a redshirt freshman to earn his first varsity letter ... Began the year No. 4 on the depth chart at quarterback, then moved to wide receiver during fall camp before injuries to Dane King and Shawn Bell gave Parks his first career start under center in Baylor[apos]s regular-season finale against No. 2 Oklahoma ... Against the Sooners, he completed 14-of-22 passes for 130 yards with no interceptions while rushing a career-high tying 10 times for (-39) yards ... Came off the bench at No. 25 Oklahoma State when Bell went to the sideline in the first quarter with a broken hand and posted career-highs in rushes (10), rushing yards (19), pass completions (18), pass attempts (34), passing yards (261) and TD passes (two), while throwing a career-long 55-yard touchdown pass to Trent Shelton and recording a then-career-best 11-yard run ... His scoring strike to Shelton at OSU ranked as Baylor[apos]s longest pass play of the season and its second-longest play from scrimmage on the year ... Ranked No. 6 in Big 12 in pass efficiency with a 127.6 mark ... Completed 36 of 60 passes on the year for 428 yards and two touchdowns with one interception ... Hit 60.0 percent of his passes for the season, as all 60 of his attempts came over the season[apos]s final three games ... Tallied six receptions for 79 yards and 34 rushes for 20 yards with two touchdowns ... Averaged 13.2 yards per reception to rank No. 2 on squad ... Caught career-high two passes for 40 yards against No. 16 Texas A&M ... Also had two grabs for 14 yards against Texas State ... Rushed 34 times (third-most on team) for 20 yards and two touchdowns ... Scored first career touchdown on a 2-yard run vs. Iowa State, then tallied his second on the ground on a 5-yard scamper at Texas Tech ... Took first BU career snaps under center against North Texas ... Played 183 snaps ... Selected as the Bears[apos] most improved player for 2004 season by a vote of the Baylor coaching staff.
Redshirted as a true freshman ... Named to the spring Big 12 Commissioner[apos]s Honor Roll.
Lufkin High School, Lufkin, Texas ... Completed 198-of-366 passes as a senior for 2,677 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Also rushed for 703 yards and 12 touchdowns on 185 carries in leading the Panthers to a 12-3 record and the semifinals of the state playoffs ... Tossed a school-record 95-yard touchdown pass as a senior when he also set Lufkin[apos]s single-season marks for completions and yards ... Named honorable mention all-state 5A by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... One of Texas[apos] top 100 prospects according to The Dallas Morning News (No. 89), Houston Chronicle and Waco Tribune-Herald ... Member of Texas Football[apos]s 2002 Texas Top 300 ... Ranked 68th on SuperPrep[apos]s Texas 124 ... Was a receiver on Lufkin[apos]s 15-1 2001 state championship team ... Three-time first-team all-district basketball player earned honorable mention all-state honors ... Coached by John Outlaw at the District 11-5A school.
The son of Audrey and Michael Parks, Terrance Tra[apos]Vell Parks was born Oct. 14, 1984, in Lufkin, Texas ... Turns 22 the day Baylor plays at defending national champion Texas ... General studies major.
PARKS[apos] Single-Game Bests
Rushes: 10, twice
Rushing Yards: 19 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 13, 2004 (10 att.)
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, twice
Pass Attempts: 34 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 13, 2004 (18 comp.)
Pass Completions: 18 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 13, 2004 (34 att.)
Passing Yards: 261 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 13, 2004
Touchdown Passes: 2 at Oklahoma State, Nov. 13, 2004
Interceptions: 2, twice
Receptions: 2, twice
Receiving Yards: 40 vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 30, 2004 (2 rec.)
PARKS[apos] Career Statistics
|2004||11/1||36||60||.600||428||1||2||55/at Oklahoma State|
|Totals||19/3||68||131||.519||752||7||3||55/at Oklahoma State, 2004|
|2004||11/1||34||20||0.6||2||11/at Oklahoma State|
|Totals||19/3||6||79||13.2||0||34/Texas A&M, 2004|