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Former Tennessee Player Parker Joins Vols' Staff

Updated: Feb 25, 2013 5:09 PM CST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - 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.

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