14-Year-Old Tyler Parker Is Top Football Recruit, Shows Off 414.4-Pound Deadlift


Tyler Parker heads into his sophomore year as one of the strongest football recruits with an impressive 414 pound deadlift

In the world of recruiting today, different collegiate programs are beginning to look at players right when they enter high school. When there is a prospect like Tyler Parker, you cannot blame them. At 14 years old, Parker is a 300-pound lineman who has shown off incredible strength for his age pulling off a 414.4 pound deadlift.

Parker attends Santa Margarita High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. During his first high school season, Parker turned heads because of his 6-foot, 300-pound frame. The defensive tackle boasts a 3.36 GPA to go along with some staggering lifts.

On his Hudl page, Tyler Parker has logged some of his most impressive feats. At 14 years old, Parker is already benching 300 pounds and deadlifting 415. He can rep 185 pounds on the bench 25 times and runs a 4.9 40-yard dash.

In a recent Twitter video shared by his high school’s account, Parker is seen repping 414.4 pounds three times.

Defensive Tackle

Tyler Parker Is Already Fielding Many DI Offers

It is no surprise that many teams have already reached out to the defensive tackle — and there will be more on the way.

Parker has totaled thousands of followers and views over different social media sites after his lifts have gone viral. His incredible size is what is gaining the attention of many in recent weeks. This includes NFL star Calais Campbell, who has commented on Parker’s elite growth. He has also been put side-by-side with Los Angeles Rams’ superstar Aaron Donald.

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There are many schools who have reached out to Parker already, including Arizona, Texas A&M, LSU, and Ole Miss. Parker also has lower-level offers from Portland State, Incarnate Word, and Virginia University of Lynchberg.

As a sophomore, Tyler Parker has not made a college decision just yet as more offers will undoubtedly roll in. As he continues on in his high school career, Parker will continue to get stronger and improve on the field — which is a scary thought for opponents.

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Greg has covered the four major sports for six years and has been featured on sites such as Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, SB Nation, NJ.com, and FanSided. Now, he is transitioning into the world of bodybuilding and strength sports.