Peters Reflects On Ohio State Visit

Louisville (Ky.) Central defensive lineman Corey Peters made a Sunday-to-Tuesday official visit to Ohio State. He discusses the time he had in Columbus, where things stand with his college choices and he looks ahead to his final visit at Michigan this weekend. Click here for more.

Louisville (Ky.) Central defensive lineman Corey Peters returned home Tuesday evening from his official visit to Ohio State.

"It went well," Peters said. "I enjoyed myself. The best part was probably going around and seeing everything Ohio State has to offer. It is a really big place."

Peters (6-3, 275, 4.8) was hosted by OSU fullback Dionte Johnson. He said he enjoyed spending time with OSU defensive coordinator/line coach Jim Heacock.

"He showed me how I could fit into their scheme," Peters said. "He said if I came in and worked hard I have a chance to help them over the next couple of years. He said they will need some tackles to step in and play.

"I liked Coach Heacock. He seemed down to earth."

Peters made the Sunday-to-Tuesday visit because he had a wrestling tournament over the weekend. He boasts a 15-5 record as a heavyweight.

"Wrestling really helps me as a football player," Peters said. "A lot of the movement is the same that you use on the football field."

As a junior on a 10-3 team, Peters had 88 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and four fumbles caused.

As a senior, he led his team with tackles and sacks.

"I'm a good team and role player," Peters said. "I'll do whatever a coach needs me to do. I want to work on my strength (bench presses 300) and speed--that's part of the reason I do track. Just getting stronger is the big thing for me."

Peters is scheduled to wrap up his visits at Michigan this weekend. He made visits previously to Auburn, Louisville and Kentucky.

"I'm going to Michigan this weekend," said Peters, whose cousin, James McKinney, is a UM freshman. "I want to see what they have to offer as well.

"Right now, my top three would be Kentucky, Auburn and Ohio State."

Peters said he will announce his choice on signing day next Wednesday. He holds a 3.2 GPA and scored a 21 on the ACT.

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