UT Football BIO
33 Jalen Parmele


Listed at No. 1 at running back in preseason depth chart...Runs a 4.40 in the 40 and has a 41-9 vertical leap, both tops on the team.


First-team All-MAC...Third in MAC in rushing with 1,170 yards...Gained 100-plus yards five times, including last four games...Career-high 173 yards vs. Ball State...92-yard TD run vs. the Cardinals was the second-longest run in UT history...145 yards vs. Akron en route to being named MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week...131 yards on career-high 31 carries at NIU...Ran for 80 yards vs. Kansas, including the game-winning 25-yard TD on the first play for Toledo in the second overtime...Ran for career-high 111 yards on 17 carries vs. WMU...Caught 16 passes for 128 yards.


Third on team with 294 yards rushing in 11 games in a reserve role...Best game was a 50-yard performance vs. Eastern Michigan...Caught four passes.


Played in nine games, rushing for 183 yards on 42 carries...Also scored three TDs...Caught four passes...Twice gained 60 yards in a game, at Western Michigan and at Northern Illinois...Caught four passes.

High School

Ranked No. 16 on the Detroit Free Press "Fab 50" Team and No. 31 on the Detroit News’ "Blue Chip List" as a senior...Named first-team Class ĎA’ all-state...Earned league’s Most Valuable Player award...Named 24th best player in the state of Michigan by The Midwest Football Recruiting News...Rushed for 1,507 yards and 23 touchdowns...Made first-team all-league as a junior...Gained 1,253 yards...Made league’s all-academic team for three consecutive seasons...Rushed for 705 yards as a sophomore...Played for coaches Frank Altimore and Kurt Faust...Also ran track as a sprinter and played basketball.

Career Statistics


Year G/S Att. Yds. YPA TD LP-G
2004 9/0 42 183 4.4 3 21-WMU
2005 11/0 64 294 4.6 3 26-EMU
2006 12/12 207 1131 5.5 8 92-BSU
Totals 32/12 313 1608 5.1 14 92-BSU

Career Game Highs
Rushing Yards: 173 (Ball State, 11-14-06)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 (Twice, last vs. Kansas, 9-15-06)
Receptions: 3 (CMU, 10-29--06)

Position: Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 222
Year: Senior
Hometown: Midland, MI
High School: Dow