DeAngelo Peterson

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DeAngelo Peterson
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1989-01-11) January 11, 1989 (age 31)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Baton Rouge (LA) Desire Street
College:LSU
Undrafted:2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

DeAngelo Rico-Thomas Peterson[1] (born January 11, 1989) is a former American football tight end. He played college football at Louisiana State University. He signed with St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

College career[edit]

Peterson played college football at LSU. In his freshman year, he played in 13 games and recorded 6 tackles mainly on special teams.[2]

In his sophomore year, he had 5 receptions, 82 receiving yards, 2 receiving touchdowns.[2] On November 7, 2009, he recorded 2 receptions for 40 yards and a touchdown against No.3 ranked Alabama but LSU lost 24-15.[3] On November 28, 2009, he had a 15-yard receiving touchdown against Arkansas as LSU won in Overtime 33-30.[4]

In his junior year, he had 16 receptions and 198 receiving yards.[2] On October 2, 2010, he recorded 5 receptions for 45 yards against Tennessee helping No.12 ranked LSU wins 16-14.[5] On October 9, 2010, he recorded 2 receptions for 38 yards against No.14 ranked Florida as LSU wins 33-29.[6]

In his senior year, he played in 14 games (5 starts) and had 18 receptions, 179 receiving yards and receiving touchdown.[2] On September 3, 2011, he recorded 4 receptions for 62 yards against No. 3 ranked Oregon helping LSU win 40-27.[7] On September 10, 2011, he had a nine-yard reception against Northwestern State as LSU wins 49-3.[8] On January 9, 2012, in the BCS Championship Game, he recorded one reception for 7 yards.

Statistics[edit]

Receiving Rushing
Season Team GP Rec Yds Avg LNG TD Att Yds Avg LNG TD
2008 LSU Tigers 13 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 LSU Tigers 13 5 82 16.4 28 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 LSU Tigers 13 16 198 12.4 40 0 1 23 23.0 23 0
2011 LSU Tigers 14 18 179 9.9 29 1 1 -8 -8.0 0 0

Source:[9]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
238 lb
(108 kg)
32 12 in
(0.83 m)
9 12 in
(0.24 m)
4.76 s 7.19 s 36.0 in
(0.91 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine[10]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On April 30, 2012, Peterson signed as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams following the 2012 NFL Draft.[1][11] On August 31, 2012, he was released during final roster cuts.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On September 3, 2012, he signed with the Washington Redskins to join the practice squad.[12][13]

Peterson was signed to reserve contract on January 8, 2013.[14] On June 12, the Redskins waived-injured him due to a broken foot.[15] The next day he cleared waivers and was placed on the team's injured reserve.[16] On July 25, 2013, Peterson was waived by the Washington Redskins.

Denver Broncos[edit]

On August 6, 2013, Peterson was signed by the Denver Broncos.[17] On August 25, 2013, he was waived by the Broncos.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LSU Profile". lsusports.net. Archived from the original on 2012-11-06. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "DeAngelo Reterson LSU Statistics". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  3. ^ "(9) Louisiana State 15, (3) Alabama 24 Box Score". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Arkansas 30, (17) Louisiana State 33 Box Score". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Tennessee 14, (12) Louisiana State 16". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  6. ^ "(12) Louisiana State 33, (14) Florida 29 Box Score". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  7. ^ "(3) Oregon 27, (4) Louisiana State 40". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Northwestern State 3, (2) Louisiana State 49". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  9. ^ "Deangelo Peterson Stats".
  10. ^ NFL Combine Profile
  11. ^ "Rams Add 23 Rookie Free Agents". stlouisrams.com. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  12. ^ "Redskins Announce Practice Squad". redskins.com. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  13. ^ "Redskins finalize practice squad". http://washingtonexaminer.com. Retrieved 4 September 2012. External link in |work= (help)
  14. ^ Tinsman, Brian (January 8, 2013). "Redskins Sign Six To Reserve/Futures Contracts". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on January 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-13.
  15. ^ Jones, Mike (June 12, 2013). "Redskins waive DE Worthington and TE Peterson, add WR Henderson, K Potter". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2013-06-12.
  16. ^ El-Bashir, Tarik (June 13, 2013). "Redskins release FB Boyce, get to 90 player maximum". CSNWashington.com. Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-15.
  17. ^ Legwold, Jeff (August 6, 2013). "Broncos camp notes: Another OL combo". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
  18. ^ Caldwell, Gray (August 25, 2013). "Broncos Trim Roster to 77". DenverBroncos.com. Archived from the original on August 26, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2013.

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