Has played in 12 career games on the offensive line at both right guard and center … Enters 2018 season after having started in 10 consecutive games at right guard.
One of three Lions to earn CoSIDa Academic All-District honors … Started all 10 games as a sophomore right guard … Made three solo tackles on offense (at Marist, Penn and vs. Harvard) … Made first career start on the offensive line in season opener vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).
Earned varsity letter as a first-year offensive lineman … Served as the backup center … Played in two games off the bench: at Georgetown (Sept. 24) and vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Traveled to most away games … Saw first collegiate game action at Georgetown (Sept. 24).
A 2016 graduate of Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Texas, where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Barry Campbell … Two-time First Team All-District honoree … Two-time Academic All-District selection (First Team as a senior and Second Team as a junior) … Played guard on the offensive line and defensive tackle for the Mustangs … Named team captain his senior year … Led Kingwood to a 6-5 overall record … Also competed in track and field throws … Personal record in the shot put was a 49-4 ½ throw as a senior at the UIL 6A District meet … Honored as a National Merit Scholar.
Born Parker Mason Coogan on May 28, 1997 … Son of Tim and Amy Coogan … Has a brother Alexander who attends the University of Alabama … Parents both attended the University of Texas … Chose Columbia over a scholarship offer from Air Force … Enrolled at Columbia College.