Former Tennessee player Parker joins Vols’ staff

Former Tennessee offensive lineman Anthony Parker is returning

to his alma mater as an offensive graduate assistant.

Parker played for Tennessee from 2005-08 and made 38 career

starts, mostly at guard. He earned first-team all-Southeastern

Conference honors in 2007 and was a second-team all-conference pick

in 2008.

Parker worked as a graduate assistant at Morgan State from

2009-10 and at Mississippi State from 2011-12.

His hiring was announced Monday through a university

release.

Tennessee officials also announced that Derrick Lett was joining

the football staff as an administrative intern. Lett played wide

receiver at Bowling Green from 2001-05.