Greg Peterson's recruiting profile
The following information was revealed during our interview with Greg Peterson on November 29th:
What is your current height, weight, and forty time? "I am 6' 5", 260 and I ran a 4.5 forty the last time I was timed."
What is your current bench press, squat, and vertical? "I have not been measured with my vertical since probably high school. I lift 300 (bench) and my max with the squat is 550."
What are your strengths at defensive end? "My (body) strength, I guess. I just love to have fun. It is fun to push people around."
What are you working on for the next level? "My techniques. Basically my techniques and getting off the ball quicker."
Where did you prep at in high school? "East Duplin (2A) in Beulaville."
Did you garner any awards at East Duplin? "I was named Male Athlete of the Year my senior year. I also made All-State, All-District, and I was 1st team with all of those."
Did you sign with anyone out of high school? "No sir."
How did you end up at Hinds CC? "I was placed by North Carolina State."
What were your stats as a freshman at Hinds CC? "I think I had like 4 sacks and 40 something tackles."
Did you garner any awards? "I was named Preseason All-American (NJCAA)."
What were your stats as a sophomore at Hinds CC? "I had 7 sacks and 53 tackles and 1 defensive touchdown."
Any awards? "I was named 1st Team All-State and Region. I was also selected to the All-star game, but I do not think I am going to play."
Have you set up your official visits yet? "Not yet. A few coaches have called me, but I have not set up any visits."
Which schools are calling you? "Ole Miss, North Carolina State, Jackson State, Missouri, and Western Georgia."
Any offers? "Ole Miss and North Carolina State."
Which schools will you most likely take an official visit with? "I will probably go to Ole Miss, North Carolina State, and Western Georgia."
Have you been to any college games this fall? "I went to Ole Miss. I went to a few of their games."
What did you think of Ole Miss during your visits? "It is pretty nice. They have a pretty good defensive group. I did not pay too much attention to their offense, but their "D" looked straight."
What all do you like about Ole Miss right now? "I like how their guys get pumped before the games. How they come out, ready to play. Their coaches seem like a good group too."
What attracts you to N.C. State? "I like their coaches and facilities. I have not met their players, but I do like their coaches and facilities. Stuff like that."
What will be the main factors in your decision? "I am just trying to get my grades together. I want to meet their coaches, players, and see what their study habits are like. I need to see what I have to do to get into their school."
Where you do currently stand, academically? "I would be a D11 recruit right now. I have to get my English classes in order. I need Comp 1 & 11 and Lit 1 & 11. I plan to finish those up next semester and both summer terms. That is what I plan on doing, but we will have to see. I have everything else, I just need those English credits."
Do you have any inhome visits lined up next week? "Yes sir, Ole Miss is coming by on either Tuesday or Wednesday (Dec 2 or 3). Jackson State is coming by too."
Greg is an August prospect.