UTAH STATE: Has great length and quickness for his position, and continues to improve his technique.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Spent one year at Dixie State in St. George, Utah.
HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded 55 tackles as a prep senior at Bountiful (Utah) High School in 2010, while adding 3.5 sacks and one interception... Had a career-high 10 tackles against Highland HS... Had nine tackles during his junior season... Also played basketball.
PERSONAL: One of three sons of Justin and Chelsy Parkinson... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in San Fernando, Calif... Majoring in human movement science with an emphasis in exercise science.