Saw action in 19 career games on special teams as a punter and holder …
Named First Team All-Ivy League punter as a senior, giving Columbia an All-Ivy League punter for the third straight season … All-ECAC Second Team selection … CoSIDA Academic All-District nominee … Named to NFF Hampshire Society … Earned the team’s Special Teams Award, given to the one player who excels on special teams … Led the Ivy League and ranked No. 11 nationally in punting with a 42.9 yards per punt average (2146 yards on 50 punts) …
Did not see action … Contributed on special teams … Named to Dean’s List.
Appeared in two games as the
Appeared in seven games as team's
A 2014 graduate of Hortonville High School in Hortonville, Wis., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Andy Kolosso and special teams coach Bryan Fletcher … Unanimous First Team All-Bay Conference selection as a punter … All-Region punter ... Named a Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-State honorable mention punter ... Kohl's Kicking All-America Honorable Mention selection in 2013 ... Averaged 46.5 yards per punt and led the Bay Conference in punting with a 44.7-yard average and caught six passes for 282 yards and four touchdowns (47.0 yards per catch average) as a senior ... Played wide receiver and punter ... Also played baseball and basketball ... All-Area baseball player as an outfielder batting .419 … Herb Kohl Academic Scholarship recipient ... National Honor Society member ... Spanish Honor Society member … Member of Hortonville Area Jazz Band in which he was named Most Outstanding Jazz Musician … Class valedictorian.
Born Parker Alan Thome on August 11, 1995 … Son of Paul and Allison Thome … Has a brother Christopher, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin … Self-taught punter … Works as a research assistant at the University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery … Columbia Dean’s List student … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Biology.