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Brian Peters
Position: S
Class:  Sr
School: Northwestern
HT: 6'3"
WT: 215 lbs.
40 Time: 4.62
Conference: Big Ten
Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior. Totals last year included 92 tackles/5 interceptions/4 pass breakups after he posted a team-leading 107 tackles as a junior with seven pass breakups.

Positives: Tough, aggressive safety who is best between the numbers. Instinctive, plays heads-up football and works well with cornerbacks. Fast up the field to help defend the run and strong at the point with the ability to bring ballcarriers down on initial contact. Picks up assignments in coverage and quickly locates the ball. Works hard to defend the pass. Flies around the field sacrificing his body to make positive plays.

Negatives: Possesses just a short burst of speed that he cannot sustain. Struggles getting out to the sidelines and is better in a straight line.

Analysis: Peters was reliable on the football field, consistently playing heads-up football and positioning himself to make plays on the ball. He lacks the speed to be a starting safety in the NFL yet could fit into a system that uses him in zone coverage. Peters is a prospect that also should do well on special teams.

Projection: FA
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