March 18, 2008

Insider Report: Big decision facing McNeil

Double duty for Parker (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

No, despite how it looks, they haven't cloned Preston Parker.

The Parker you see at No. 1 on the wide receiver depth chart and No. 2 on the running back depth chart is the same guy. And don't forget his work last season as a punt returner. With one guy playing so many roles, is any job on the Florida State football team safe?

He doesn't have his eye on the long snapper position … yet.

"I don't know," he said with a sly smile. "I might get it."

Parker was joking about that, but his workload this spring is no laughing matter. He'll see extensive time at both wideout and running back for the next month. That's not a bad idea, considering he excelled at both in 2007.

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