Eugene E. Parker, American sports agent, Died at 60


Eugene E. Parker was born on February 24, 1956, and died on March 31, 2016.

He was an American sports agent.

Parker was known for representing Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, and many other NFL athletes.

He was named by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the top 50 influential blacks in sports, and was ranked 45th in the Sports Illustrated list of the top 101 most influential minorities in sports.

Parker then went on to founding his company, Maximum Sports Management.

Eugene early signings included NFL All-Pro defensive players Rod Woodson and Deion Sanders.

During 2004, Parker negotiated a six-year deal worth $60 million for wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, making Larry the highest paid rookie in the NFL ever.

Eugene E. Parker passed away at 60 yrs old.