Jeremy Michael Parquet (born April 11, 1982) is a former professional gridiron football player. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.
|Born:||April 11, 1982|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Height:||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Weight:||321 lb (146 kg)|
|High school:||Destrehan (LA) Destrehan High School|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 238|
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Parquet has been a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Las Vegas Locomotives and the Edmonton Eskimos. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII over the Arizona Cardinals.
High school careerEdit
Parquet was a two time All State and All District offensive tackle in high school at Destrehan High School.
Parquet played college football at Southern Mississippi where he played in 44 games starting 39 of them. Starting at offensive guard as a Freshman and Sophomore and at offensive tackle as a Junior and Senior. He graduated with a degree in Coaching and Sports Administration in December 2003.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
St. Louis RamsEdit
Parquet spent the last five weeks of the 2006 season on the active roster.
He spent 2007 off and on the practice squad and active roster.
On January 2, 2008, he was added to the Steelers active roster.
Parquet was waived by the Steelers during final cuts on September 5, 2009.
Las Vegas LocomotivesEdit
Parquet signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on April 20, 2010.
Parquet retired from professional football in July 2011 due to complications from head injuries suffered throughout his career.