Position
Linebacker
Height
6'3
Weight
247 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Bristol, Fla.
High School
Liberty County HS

CAREER
Played in 20 games during LSU career … Member of 2001 SEC Championship team and the 2003 BCS National Championship team … Most time on field spent on special teams … Saw backup duty as a linebacker .. Finished career with seven tackles, 2.5 tackles for losses and one sack … Killed in motorcycle accident in Baton Rouge on July 17, 2007 at the age of 26. 

REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON (2003)
Played in eight games with no starts … Saw action at both linebacker and on special teams … Recorded six tackles, 2.5 tackles and one sack … Sack came in win over Mississippi State … Had two tackles and 1.5 tackles for losses in win over Arizona ..

SENIOR SEASON (2002)
Did not participate in football during the 2002 season.

JUNIOR SEASON (2001)
Played in 12 games for the Tigers at both linebacker and on special teams … Missed the Tennessee game on Dec. 8 with a knee injury … Finished season with one tackle … Had first tackle of career vs. Miss. State.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Junior college signee who played the last two seasons at Coffeyville College in Kansas … Registered 60 tackles and three sacks last year … Prepped at Liberty County High School in Bristol, Fla. … As a senior, was named first team 1A All-State … Coached in junior college by Skip Foster.

PERSONAL
Full name is Dave Deleiwes Peterson … Born Oct. 12, 1980 in Bristol, Fla. … Parents are Dave Peterson, Sr., and Kathy Black … Had four siblings – Terrell, Gavin, Roosevelt and Cassie … Majored in general studies.

Peterson’s Career Defensive Stats

Year
Class
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TBL
Sacks

2001
Jr.
12-0
1
0
1
0
0

2002
Sr.
Did not play

2003
RSr.
8-0
5
1
6
2.5-7
1-0

Totals

20-0
6
1
7
2.5-7
1-0

From “Meet the Tigers…”

What is your favorite movie? Bad Boys II
Describe what your favorite meal would be? Anything
Playstation2 or Xbox? Playstation2
NCAA Football 2004 or Madden 2004? Madden 2004
What is your favorite video game of all time? Madden
What is your favorite actor? Will Smith
What is your favorite musical group or artist? Trick Daddy
What is your favorite place to visit? The Florida Keys
Who is a role model for you in football? Derrick Thomas
Who is a non-football role model for you? Michael Jordan
If you could meet any one person, living or dead, you would it be? My Grandmother
Do you have any pets, if so what are they? Dogs

 

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