High school notebook: Jenks' Steven Parker is still deciding where to play college ball

The No. 1 prospect on The Oklahoman's Super 30 has nearly 30 Division I offers. Parker said he was nearing a decision, but some things happened to change his mind.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: December 20, 2013
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photo - Jenks’ Steven Parker pushes off Union’s Robert Thomas on a gain during Thursday night’s 6A title game.  Photo by MICHAEL WYKE, Tulsa World
Jenks’ Steven Parker pushes off Union’s Robert Thomas on a gain during Thursday night’s 6A title game. Photo by MICHAEL WYKE, Tulsa World

Jenks safety Steven Parker, the No. 1 prospect on The Oklahoman's Super 30, said this week that he is not close to making a college decision.

The 6-foot-2 standout has nearly 30 Division I offers. He said he was nearing a decision, but some things happened to change his mind.

He declined to elaborate on the situation and said he wants to keep it private.

Parker is one of four state players who will take part in the Semper Fidelis All-America game next month in the Los Angeles area.

He'll be joined by Tulsa Union tight end Carson Meier, Tulsa Washington defensive end Jordan Brailford and Douglass defensive end Deondre Clark. Douglass coach Willis Alexander is also serving as an assistant coach in the game.

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by Scott Wright
Reporter
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jacob Unruh
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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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