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Anthony
Parker
#86 Wide Receiver
Anthony
Parker
#86 Wide Receiver
Height 6'1
Weight 210 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-11-21 (28)
Born Vancouver, BC
School Calgary
INT / NAT NAT
Receptions 7
Yards 99
Touchdowns 0
Average 14.1

Born: November 21, 1989 – Vancouver, BC
2019:  Years as a Lion: 2nd   Years in CFL: 9th   Status: National
Career Games: 117   Playoffs: 8    Grey Cup: 3

 

Acquired:
Anthony was signed as a free agent on August 28th.

 

Highlights:

2018: After joining the Leos midseason, Anthony quickly became a leader and playmaker for the club. The veteran receiver hauled in seven passes for 99 yards in nine games. Anthony also made an impact on special teams, returning six punts for 119 yards and two kickoffs for 38 yards. He played a key role in the Lions’ victory over the Calgary Stampeders on October 13, setting up a Lions’ touchdown by returning a punt 79 yards. Anthony had a pair of punt returns for 13 yards against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the East Division Semi-Final.

 

2017: Parker played 18 games (11 starts) and had 36 catches for 482 yards and three touchdowns. He also had seven carries for 81 yards and one touchdown and recorded one tackle. Parker played his 100th career regular-season game on Sept. 4. Parker started both post-season games, and had one kickoff return for seven yards in the Grey Cup.

 

2016: Parker played 18 games (17 starts) and had 51 catches for 654 yards and four touchdowns. He added four carries for 48 yards. Parker caught a two-point convert to tie the game and force overtime against BC on July 29 and added another two-point convert against BC on Aug. 19. Parker also returned five kickoffs for 106 yards. Parker started in the Western Final and had two catches for 19 yards and had one catch for six yards and one kickoff return for 13 yards in the Grey Cup.

 

2015: Parker played 18 games (one start) and had 31 catches for 443 yards and two touchdowns including a 70-yarder from Drew Tate in the final regular-season game in BC. He added eight carries for 56 yards, three punt returns for 16 yards, four kickoff returns for 77 yards and a missed field goal return for 22 yards. He was the team’s leading receiver on Nov. 7 in BC hauling in four passes for 122 yards and a touchdown. Parker started in both playoffs games. In the Western Semi-Final he had three catches for 24 yards and also caught a two-point convert. and in the Western Final he had two catches for 24 yards.

 

2014: Parker played 18 games (14 starts) and had 33 catches for 360 yards and four touchdowns. He also had 11 carries for 105 yards. Parker returned eight kickoffs for 182 yards and eight punts for 92 yards. On July 12 against Toronto, Parker was the team’s leading receiver with four catches for 101 yards including a 58-yard touchdown from Mitchell. He was again the team’s leading receiver on Oct. 18 in Winnipeg with eight catches for 71 yards. Parker played in the Western Final and had one catch and in the Grey Cup where he had one carry for three yards.

 

2013: Parker played 17 games and had 21 catches for 217 yards and two touchdowns and four carries for 29 yards. He has also returned three kickoffs for 51 yards. He got his first CFL touchdown on July 26 on a 15-yard pass from Bo Levi Mitchell. He was on the injured list for Game 7. Parker also played in the Western Final.

 

2012: Parker played in five games, starting two, during his second season with the Stamps. He served as a backup receiver and also saw action on special teams.

 

2011: Parker played 14 games during his rookie season and saw extensive action on special teams in addition to spot duty as a receiver. He made six catches for 89 yards, carried the ball once for seven yards, returned one kickoff for nine yards and returned two punts for 13 yards. His special-teams work also included seven tackles as well as an interception on a fake-punt play by BC on Sept. 17. The first catch of his CFL career came on Aug. 6 against Hamilton. Against the Lions on Sept. 17, he made three receptions for 39 yards. His longest reception of the season was a 29-yarder in Edmonton on Sept. 9.

 

College:
Parker played just five of eight conference games for the U of C Dinos in 2010 because of an upper arm injury but still earned a second straight Canada West all-star selection. He was named the Western Canada representative to the East-West Shrine Game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., becoming the 10th Dino to earn that honour since 1985. He had a season-high 145 receiving yards and three touchdowns in Calgary’s Canada West semifinal win over Regina to earn CIS offensive player of the week honours. In 2009, he led Canada West and finished third in the nation in receiving yards with 816. He added 228 rushing yards and scored a total of 10 touchdowns on the year – five receiving and five rushing. Parker also set a school record by returning the opening kickoff of the Canada West semi-final against Alberta 108 yards for a major. He followed that up with a second kickoff return touchdown in the fourth quarter of the same game. He was named a Canada West all-star and a second team All-Canadian in 2009. In 2008, Parker led the Dinos with 35 catches for 500 yards.

 

Personal:
Parker’s father, also named Anthony, played for Stampeders in 1990. His uncle Andy Jonassen played for Stamps from 1976-80. Parker spends the off-season in Calgary and hits the court as a member of the Stampeders basketball team.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2011
CGY 14 6 89 - 0 14.8 29
2012
CGY 5 0 0 - 0 0.0 0
2013
CGY 17 21 217 - 2 10.3 32
2014
CGY 18 33 360 - 4 10.9 58
2015
CGY 18 31 443 - 2 14.3 70
2016
CGY 18 51 654 286 4 12.8 57
2017
CGY 18 36 482 145 3 13.4 51
2018
BC 9 7 99 34 0 14.1 34
Total
117 185 2344 465 15 12.7 70

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2011
CGY 14 1 7 0 7.0 7
2012
CGY 5 0 0 0 0.0 0
2013
CGY 17 4 29 0 7.3 10
2014
CGY 18 11 105 0 9.5 17
2015
CGY 18 8 56 0 7.0 16
2016
CGY 18 4 48 0 12.0 19
2017
CGY 18 7 81 1 11.6 24
2018
BC 9 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
117 35 326 1 9.3 24

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2011
CGY 14 2 13 6.5 8 0
2012
CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
2013
CGY 17 0 0 0 0 0
2014
CGY 18 8 92 11.5 30 0
2015
CGY 18 3 16 5.3 17 0
2016
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2017
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2018
BC 9 6 119 19.8 79 0
Total
117 19 240 12.6 79 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2011
CGY 14 1 9 9 9 0
2012
CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
2013
CGY 17 3 51 17 23 0
2014
CGY 18 8 182 22.8 45 0
2015
CGY 18 4 77 19.3 26 0
2016
CGY 18 5 106 21.2 33 0
2017
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2018
BC 9 2 38 19 21 0
Total
117 23 463 20.1 45 0

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2011
CGY 14 0 0 0 0 0
2012
CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
2013
CGY 17 0 0 0 0 0
2014
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2015
CGY 18 1 22 22 22 0
2016
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2017
CGY 18 0 0 0 0 0
2018
BC 9 0 0 0 0 0
Total
117 1 22 22.0 22 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 MTL 2 17 0 8.5 9
09-22
15 HAM 2 26 0 13.0 15
09-29
16 HAM 1 10 0 10.0 10
10-06
17 TOR 1 12 0 12.0 12
10-13
18 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-19
19 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-27
20 SSK 1 34 0 34.0 34
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-11
22 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
7 99 0 15.5 80

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-22
15 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-29
16 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-06
17 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-13
18 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-19
19 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-27
20 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-11
22 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 TOR 0 13 0 13 0
10-13
18 CGY 5 100 20 79 0
10-19
19 EDM 0 0 0 0 0
10-27
20 SSK 1 6 6 6 0
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
11-11
22 HAM 2 13 6.5 9 0
Total
8 132 0.0 79 32.5

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 EDM 2 38 19 21 0
10-27
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
11-11
22 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
Total
2 38 0.0 21 19

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 EDM 0 0 0 0 0
10-27
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
11-11
22 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0