and last updated 2020-10-21 23:47:44-04
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - As a former William & Mary defensive back, Corey Parker is used to defending and over the summer he helped another defend... against disease.
In July, Parker learned that he was a match for someone fighting leukemia, and without hesitation, made a stem cell donation.
"The blood work isn't really too intense or anything like that," said Parker, who was a defensive back for the Tribe from 2015-19. "It's nothing [like] the recipient, the pain they're going through, so to just think about the outcome for the other person. I felt healthy…