Peters knows what he is looking for

Nebraska is still in search of some help across the defensive line. The Huskers graduate their entire starting defensive line so it's time to re-stock and look for immediate contributors. One such player might be Jason Peters from Baton Rouge (La.) Catholic Junior HS. Peters is set for a busy month of January.

One of the top, uncommitted defensive ends in the nation is Jason Peters. Peters, a 6-foot-3 and 255-pound standout, from Baton Rouge (La.) Catholic Junior HS is set to take his second visit this weekend.

"I am going to Nebraska this weekend," Peters said. "I want to learn a lot more about the school and also the community because I have never been there. It should be a neat experience for me."

Nebraska will be Peters' second visit. The month of January should be busy for Peters who has two other official visits set and another planned after that.

"I went to Georgia Tech in December already. I go to Florida and LSU later this month after Nebraska. I should be able to get a fifth in after that. If I get that visit it would be to Notre Dame."

With a visit under his belt and some time to think about it, Peters knows a lot about what he is looking for on these visits.

"I am looking for great academics and good tradition in football. I am looking for a scrappy team, a winning team, a team that plays down to the wire."

"Also looking at the community, a good staff who I can trust because it's almost like a job to perform on the field and in the classroom."

Peters' team had a good season, but didn't go as far as some expected. Getting behind early in a big game was too much to come back from to save the season.

"We made the semi-finals. It fell a little short of our expectations. We were probably the favorites to win state. We got down in the first half, 20-3 and we just ran out of time."

While Peters was unaware of his stats, he did know that what honors he had received. "I am not sure. I got all-state, Gatorade Circle of Champions, all-district and district MVP."


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