The speedy freshman took a 71-yard TD pass that split the King secondary to give Cass a 14-0 lead midway through the second quarter.
"It was a slant and I kind of broke it a little deeper into a post," Peoples-Jones aid. "So when he threw it … there was nobody in front of me, so I just had to get to the end zone.
"It meant a lot. I waited six weeks to come out here and get my opportunity to shine. That's what I have been waiting for this whole season."
At 6-foot-1, 172-pounds, Peoples-Jones is already getting the attentions of top schools from around the country. At the moment he has no offers, but is already getting courted by Michigan, Michigan State and Tennessee. He attended Michigan's home opener against Central Michigan, a 59-9 dominating win by the Wolverines. He says he has a planned trip to Tennessee on Nov. 9 to check out the Vols'.
"We already visited Tennessee, so the next visit I'm just trying to learn a little bit more then what I already learned last time," Peoples-Jones said. "We had tours of the campus. We went to the camp. So I'm just trying to get used to them."
As far as what he looking for in a college program, Peoples-Jones said, "I am looking for a legacy. A team that has a tradition of winning. A team that has a tradition of putting a lot of people into the pros."
Peoples-Jones 71 yard TD catch vs. King