Four-star LSU quarterback commit Peter Parrish from Central-Phenix City HS capped off a perfect season Wednesday night by defeating Thompson High School 52-7 in the Alabama Class 7A football state championship at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Parrish went head-to-head against Alabama quarterback commit Taulia Tagovailoa and passed for 78 yards with one touchdown and rushed for 100 yards for one touchdown. His performance earned him the MVP award.

After the game, AL.com was able to speak with the future Tiger:
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"From the jump, I knew we were going to win," Parrish said.

Parrish said he plans to sign in December, but added he's not yet sure if he'll enroll in January or remain in high school for the spring semester.

What does he think about his future college home?

"I'm focusing on LSU right now," he said. "they have fire in their heart. That really stood out to me.

"I feel like I'll fit in really good (at LSU," he continued. "My high school actually kind of runs the same kind of plays they run, so I feel like I'll be kind of set."

Parrish is rated the No. 10 dual-threat quarterback in the country and the No. 10 overall player from the state of Alabama for the class of 2019, according to ESPN.

He has been committed to LSU since the day he was first offered a scholarship during the Tigers Elite Camp back in June.

For more info on Parrish, visit his profile page on our Recruiting Tracker.

Comments

37 Comments
passed for 78 yards, yep that sounds like an LSU qb
Reply6 days
Can we count this as a win over the gumps?
Reply6 days
Just be thankful you still have all your teeth !
6 days
I am not concerned with Tagoviloa, as he is not committed to us...however, I am very happy to see Parrish get this kind of honor. Can't wait to see him run out of that tunnel!
Reply7 days
He is a big kid.
Reply7 days
Oh look another running qb that LSU will attempt to turn into a pocket passer
Reply7 days
a-holes will always be a-holes
7 days
You sound scared as you should be. The kid from Bama who was passed up by the great Saban will be the same kid who takes down the cheaters. Y'all wouldn't be anything without the SECs help.
6 days
In the past yes... Did you not see our passer this year running????
4 days
"Momma say he so ornery 'cause he got all them points and hardly any stats to show for it." No but really, good for him and geaux Tigers!
Reply7 days
"My high school actually kind of runs the same kind of plays they run" ¯\_(?)_/¯
Reply7 days
hg
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Let’s put him in a pro style offense and frick his career up
Reply7 days
Boy did we get a great QB!
Reply7 days
We finally beat Bama!
Reply7 days
Taulia was injured the game before this one. He was not even 30% but he tried his best. I'm sure the winning team would have loved to get Tualia at 100% but it wasn't happening.
Reply7 days
not even 30%? what the frick is that? was he signed out of the hospital off his deathbed and wheeled to sideline from the locker room in a wheelchair? played with a newly installed prosthetic leg? c'mon man. frickin gumps. ffs.
7 days
30 percent? Are you stupid? 30 percent a person isn't even capable of walking.
7 days
"Tagovailoa entered the game averaging 307 yards per game this season, (3684 yds/35 TD) but finished with a career-low 44. Central had four sacks, all on Tagovailoa." Shoulder injury. No Jalen Hurts BU.
7 days
I am happy for the kid, happy he is going to be a Tiger, seems like a good young man/athlete etc... but riddle me this batman, how does ones team score 52 points with the QB winning the MVP on only passing for 78 yds and 100yds rushing?
Reply7 days
Bc he didn’t play most of the 3rd or the 4th riddle solved.
7 days
Rushed 48x 314 yds, Def +17 pts on 4 TOs, Run/Pass: 80/20
7 days
Central-Phenix Scoring: 4 TDs Rushing (48x, 6.7 ypc, 314), 1 Pass (Parrish 7 min in 3rd), 2 Def TDs end of 3rd 45-0. Box Score Here: LINK / Recap Here: LINK
7 days
The most interesting part to me was that Tagovailoa's team put up only 7 points in a HS game.
Reply7 days
He seems like a really nice, high character kid. I’m excited to see him in purple and gold.
Reply7 days
So you're telling me LSU runs a high school offense? That makes sense.
Reply7 days
Does this count as an LSU win vs bama?
Reply7 days
The new dreadlocks of doom
Reply7 days
LSU stacked. Sec fricked.
Reply7 days
Gonna be the real deal
Reply7 days
They will both decomit. Peter will go to Alabama and Taulia will go to lay LSU.
Reply7 days
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