Signee Spotlight: Demaris Peppers

GopherDigest.com profiles Memphis (Tenn.) Fairley defensive tackle Demaris Peppers.

Profile: Demaris Peppers
Size: 6-foot-3, 260 pounds
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
School: Fairley
Position: Defensive Tackle
Committed: November 3, 2012
Other Offers: Memphis, Houston, Middle Tennessee

Thoughts on Becoming a Golden Gopher
"It will be a great honor to officially be Golden Gopher. It will also mean to me that all my hard work has paid off."

Prep Career Highlights
As a senior, Peppers totaled 50 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss and 11 sacks. He also forced a fumble, blocked a punt and recorded a safety. Following his senior year, he was a participant in the Toyota Tennessee East-West All-Star Game.

Coach Tracy Claeys' Take
"Demaris is about 6-3, 270. He's got a chance to put on a little bit more size. In our whole class, we've tried to add more size and keep that athleticism and I think Demaris has done that for us. He's very explosive off the ball and [we're] looking forward to getting him hear."

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