Parker Hesse, DE, Iowa #40

6026, 257, 4.77

Notes: From Waukon, IA. Former quarterback in high school who weighed 218 pounds when he arrived on campus. Redshirted in 2014, moving from linebacker to defensive end late in the season. Started 8 games and played in all 14, recorded 44 tackles, 3 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 INT (returned 4 yards for TD), 3 PBU, 1 FF and 1 FR in 2015. Started 12 games, missing 1 with an upper-leg strain injury, collected 37 tackles, 8 TFL, 4 sacks, 3 PBU, 1 FR and 1 FF in 2016. Recorded 43 tackles, 10.5 TFL, 4 sacks, 1 INT, 3 PBU, 2 FF and 1 FR in 2017. Biology major who earned his undergraduate degree spring semester of 2017.

Positives: High character team leader. Good athlete. Moves well. Plays with intensity. Good motor. Good quickness. Gets upfield and makes plays all over the field. Hustles in pursuit.

Negatives: Average frame and bulk. Gets bounced around at times.

Summary: Limited by size, but a good football player.

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