Quarterback and athlete prospect Anthony Parker-Boyd out of Malvern (Pa.) Great Valley is a solid prospect out of Pennsylvania in 2006.
The 6-foot-1, 200-pound athlete has seen interest from Indiana, Iowa, West Virginia, Penn State, Syracuse, Connecticut, Pittsburgh and Wisconsin. He also is hoping to hear from Florida, Georgia and Georgia Tech in the coming months.
"I'd like to hear from them, because they tend to have a quarterback that can move around."
This season Parker-Boyd helped Great Valley to an 11-1 record as they reached the district finals. He went on to record 949 rushing yards, 1,815 passing yards, 34 tackles, five interceptions and 22 total touchdowns.
These statistics allowed him to be named offensive player of the year in the SCCO, first team quarterback for the league and third team all-state.
"I played well, but this was my first year as varsity quarterback," Parker-Boyd said. "I did that with two honorable mention running backs in the backfield."
So who does Parker Boyd favor right now?
"My top five are Iowa, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Florida and Penn State," he said. "I like Virginia Tech because I've heard they have a good business program there, as for Iowa they've been contacting me regularly since I've started playing. I really like West Virginia's offense and I'd like to be in a program like that. Finally, the other two, I like Chris Leak a lot and look up to him and Penn State is in-state."
Will playing in-state be a factor for him?
"It might play a factor," he said. "I'm more interested in what the school offers and a big program that needs a mobile quarterback."
Parker-Boyd is interested in playing quarterback at the next level, but he is also being recruited as a defensive back too.
"I'd rather play quarterback or at least on offense," he said. "I'm not as much a defensive guy, but I'll play anything if the team needs it."
With a 3.2 GPA, he also mentioned that he is going to try to graduate early.
"I'd like to attend a school in the spring," said Parker-Boyd. "So I can give myself a chance to play, but I don't know how many more credits I need."
Parker-Boyd was invited to the San Antonio Army All-American combine, but didn't attend.
He is planning on showing his skills this summer though as he is looking to attend the Valley Forge Combine, Iowa's quarterback camp and perhaps at a couple of other schools like Virginia and Indiana.