GDFL PARGO SIGNS INDOOR PRO CONTRACT
The Gridiron Development Football League is pleased to announce that wide receiver Rashad Pargo (6’2″ 190) of the Marvel City Tigers has signed with the Nebraska Danger Indoor Professional Football Team of the Indoor Professional Football League (IFL). Rashad Pargo spent this past season being doubled and tripled teamed he still managed to be one of the top receivers in the league,he is the all-time leading receiver of the Tigers and is third in the league in yards per catch and was also sixth in the league in receiving yards with a total 905 receiving yards. Pargo also totaled 53 receptions for 6 touchdowns during his 2016 campaign which helped his team the Marvel City Tigers win their second straight Division title and advance to the GDFL National Playoffs.
On Special Teams this past season Pargo Return 25 punts- total yards 509 Yards Pargo returned 19 kickoffs for 487 yards and one touchdowns (Marvel City Tigers)
GDFL 2015 Pro Stats: with 63 rec 1005 yards and 13 touchdowns. 2 Punt Returns for Touchdowns- total yards 509 and 1 Kick return for Touchdown -total Kick Returns yards 487 (Marvel City Tigers)
By the Numbers: Height 6’2 Weight 190 Clock 40: 4.48 Shuttle: 4.1 Bench: 225 13 times Vertical: 42 Hand Size: 10.5 Dangerous kick/punt returner
- Sophomore Year: Played 8 games@ Itawamba Community College….. Finishes with 53 catches for 738 yards for 11 touchdowns.. Finish the 9th best receiver in the nation and 5th best in the state.
- Junior Year: Played in four games @ Miss Valley State University…..Finished with seven receptions for 31 yards…..Had a season-high five catches vs. Delta State on Sept. 11, 2013……Returned seven punts for 104 yards……Returned one kickoff for 10 yards….
- Senior Year: Played 6 games with Faulkner University had 38 catches for 605 yards for 6 touchdowns.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination, I feel like I can give any team a chance to win, Pargo stated, if given the opportunity. He went on to say, that many opportunities are lost because most men are searching or waiting around for a pot gold or four-leaf clovers; I’m just out to better myself by working as hard as I can, to better myself and make my family proud. It is something that he learned early in life from his grandfather. Pargo knows his worth he wears it on his sleeves he lives it, Chances are taken every day, so what’s holding you back from taking a chance on me whoever is reading this take a chance on me, I promise I want disappoint you….
“Pargo is a great receiver he catches and runs solid routes whether it’s against man or zone coverage,” said Marvel City Tigers Head Coach Dee Colvin. “You don’t catch that many passes,without being a complete receiver and that’s the reason he’s gotten looks from Indoor & CFL scouts. We’re looking forward to seeing what he will accomplish as his career progresses.”