Overview: The lone senior in the Wolfpack receiving corps, he has caught a pass in 25 consecutive games dating back to his freshman season, that's one of the top reception streaks in the country ... Ranks 10th in school history in career reception yards with 1,335 yards and 11th with 97 catches.
In 2001: One of the most experienced returners on the 2002 squad, he has seen action in 1,564 snaps from scrimmage heading into his senior campaign ... His 48 receptions ties as the third-highest total ever by a Wolfpack junior, the ninth-best total in school history ... Tallied 657 receiving yards, the 13th-highest single-season total in school history ... Posted the ACC's eighth-best mark for receptions per game (4.36) in 2001, he ranked ninth in the league in reception yards (59.7) ... Former prep quarterback who took snaps from center in the loss to ninth-ranked Maryland ... Had the first 100-yard game of his career in the season opener with Indiana, he had his second versus Clemson ... The most experienced wide receiver on the NC State squad with 1,564 snaps heading into his senior season ... Played only 13 snaps at Georgia Tech after suffering a hip pointer, but started the next week against Virginia ... Threw his third career TD pass in 2001 versus Clemson, he is 5-8 passing at NC State ... Named the "Most Dependable" wide receiver following 2002 spring drills ... Missed the second half of the Tangerine Bowl after suffering a deep thigh contusion ... The strongest player, pound-for-pound, on the 2002 Wolfpack squad, he ranked as the strength index champion for the entire team ... Tied for the eighth-best power clean mark (300 lbs.) and vertical jump (36") on the team ... Ranked second on the squad in dips, he can do 81 reps, and tied for 10th in chin-ups with 34 ... One of the fastest players on the Wolfpack squad, he has been clocked at 4.43 in the 40-yard dash.
In 2000: Ranked second on the team in touchdown passes for the season, he became the first player in NC State history to throw a touchdown pass and catch a touchdown pass when he pulled the feat versus North Carolina (Philip Rivers did it later in the same game) ... Took the handoff from Koren Robinson on a fake reverse and tossed the 19-yarder to Rivers for the Pack's first TD ... Also threw a 38-yard TD pass to Robinson versus SMU.
In 1999: Became a starter prior to the Duke contest after injuries to both starting wideouts ... Played in all 12 contests, starting four ... Third-leading receiver on the Wolfpack squad with 21 catches for 274 yards ... Earned 32 production points (coach's grade) vs. Clemson when he had four grabs for 60 yards, including 22 yards after contact ... Also had three knockdown blocks in that NC State win ... Had a 49-yard touchdown reception vs. Virginia.
Prep: A starter at quarterback for Coach Bob Lewis since the seventh game of his sophomore season, Clinton High School lost just three contests during that time frame ... Led his sophomore squad to the state championship ... Defended the state title in 1997 and posted a 12-1 mark in 1998 ... As a senior, rushed for 363 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per carry and scoring 14 touchdowns ... Threw for 641 yards and nine touchdowns on 30-64 passing ... An all-conference performer as a junior and senior ... Named to the Fayetteville Observer Times all-region squad as a junior and senior ... Selected to play in the East-West All-Star Game ... Majoring in sports management ... Born 12/27/80.
Peterson Career Stats