That Twitter handle has never been more fitting.
Will Parks’ deal with Philly is one year and $1.6M. Almost all of it is guaranteed.— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) March 21, 2020
Parks had multiple offers and turned down more money to go to Philly. Felt it was the best opportunity for him on the field, and anyone who know Parks knows how much his hometown means to him.
The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Parks—whose Twitter handle is @PhillyWill11—played the past four seasons with the Denver Broncos, who took him in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He started 15 games with Denver, including seven last season when he had 35 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble.
Parks played for Arizona from 2012-15, starting 31 games and earning defensive MVP honors from the Wildcats’ win over Boston College in the 2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl in Shreveport, La.
He also provided UA fans with one of the best highlight-reel hits in program history when he nearly ended Oregon State wide receiver Jordan Villamin over the middle in October 2015: