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Career Highs: Tackles - 11 at Baylor, 2014 Pass Break Ups - 3 vs. Texas Tech, 2014 Interceptions - 1, 4 times, last vs. Washington, 2015
One of the anchors of the OSU secondary who stepped into a prominent leadership role in 2014.
2014 (Junior): Led the team with 13 passes defended (11 pass breakups and two interceptions) ... Picked off a pass late in the Cactus Bowl to seal OSU’s win over Washington ... Recorded an interception and broke up three passes as part of the Cowboys’ win over Texas Tech ... Best performance came against West Virginia, when he drew the assignment of covering the nation’s leading receiver, Kevin White ... Peterson essentially shut down the Mountaineer standout by limiting him to three catches for 27 yards ... White entered the game leading the nation with 145.7 receiving yards per game and was second nationally with 9.9 receptions per contest ... White had 100 receiving yards or more in seven consecutive games until crossing paths with Peterson, who spent the bulk of the game blanketing him ... Had a season high 11 tackles at Baylor.
2013 (Sophomore): Started 11 games and played in 12 ... Missed the Texas Tech game due to injury ... Finished the season with 24 tackles and 20 solo stops ... Had six pass breakups on the year ... Intercepted a pass against Oklahoma on the opening play of the second half ... Also picked off a pass against Kansas and returned it for 38 yards ... Had a season-high six tackles in OSU’s win over No. 3 Baylor ... Credited with one tackle for a loss against UTSA, Kansas and Baylor.
2012 (Freshman): Saw action in every game and his playing time increased down the stretch, including a start in the regular season finale against Baylor ... Had a season-best four tackles against Texas Tech and at Baylor ... Had two tackles against West Virginia, Kansas State and Purdue … His 20 tackles led the 2012 recruiting class.
High School: Coached by Dale Condict ... A standout on Wagoner’s first state championship team … Originally committed to Oklahoma … Tulsa World player of the year and named the state’s defensive player of the year by The Oklahoman … All-stater … SuperPrep All-American … Rated by that publication as the No. 18 prospect in the Midlands region … Rated by Rivals as the seventh best prospect in Oklahoma … Participated in track and basketball as well … A state champion in the 100 meters (10.86) and 200 meters (22.21) … Rushed for 1,621 yards and 25 TDs as a senior to go with 42 tackles and three interceptions on defense ... Extracurricular activities included reading to children weekly in a local elementary school and participating with the FCCLA community leadership group.
Personal: Kevin Lamont Peterson was born March 22, 1994, in Muskogee, Okla. … Son of Kevin and Kimberly Peterson … Education major.