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#7
Patrick Peterson
Int Yds TDs
4 134 0
Team: LSU TigersHeight: 6-1 Born: 7/11/1990
Position: CBWeight: 211 Hometown: Pompano Beach, FL
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report
Peterson, considered by some to be the most talented player available in the draft, decided to forgo his senior season at LSU after taking home the Thorpe Award for best defensive back and the Bednarik Award for the best defensive player in the country. Peterson, a consensus 2010 first-team All-American, recorded 94 tackles, six interceptions and 21 passes defended during his last two seasons with the Tigers and projects as a top-five overall pick. The cornerback impressed at the NFL combine by finishing tied for second overall in the 40-yard dash with a time of 4.34 seconds. Peterson also finished fourth among defensive backs in the three-cone drill and 60-yard shuttle with times of 6.58 seconds and 11.01 seconds, respectively. Along with his top-end speed and superior athleticism, Peterson's large frame and tremendous footwork helped him dominate receivers at the collegiate level. In addition to shutting down opposing pass-catchers, Peterson also finished fourth in the nation with 418 punt return yards and third with 1,350 total return yards. Peterson showed off his big-play ability by bringing two of those punts back for touchdowns, and he's likely to display his elite talents in the NFL for years to come.

Career Defensive Stats

Year Team G Int Yds TDs
2008 LSU  13 1 0 0
2009 LSU  13 2 37 1
2010 LSU  13 4 134 0
Career   39 7 171 1

Career Returning Stats

Year Team G Punt Returns Yds Avg TDs Kick Returns Yds Avg TDs
2008 LSU  13 1 6 6.0 0 0 0 - 0
2010 LSU  13 26 418 16.1 2 32 932 29.1 0
Career   39 27 424 15.7 2 32 932 29.1 0

Defensive Logs

Date Opp Int Yds TDs
9/18/2010 MissSt 2 46 0
11/13/2010 UL-Mon 1 85 0
11/20/2010 Miss 1 3 0