December 30, 2008

Cowboys Offer Parker Graham

The Cowboys football staff has offered 6 foot 7 and 255 pound offensive tackle Parker Graham a scholarship. Graham a big linemen who plays for Webb City High School, one of the best programs in Missouri and the midwest. College recruiters have viewed tape of the tackle and he's received positive reviews, but Dave Christensen's staff sees him as a bonafide D1 prospect.

"I don't like to talk about myself too much, but I'm the type of blocker that likes to roll over people and maul them," Graham told "Coming from Webb City, we don't pass block a lot. I would say run blocking is definitely my best. I like to pull. We have a couple counter plays where I get around the edge and make things happen. I'm also really good at getting up to the second level."

Graham runs a 5.1 forty-yard dash and benches close to 300 pounds, and comes with a big upside because of his 6 foot 7 frame. Playing basketball helps show his athleticism and footwork as a prospect. He is considered a physical linemen who has the ability to pull effectively.

Graham's Webb City won the state championship this fall. He's received interest from Arkansas and Oklahoma, while the Cowboys offered the full ride.

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