Otha Peters | LB | 6-2 | 225 | Covington, La. (Covington HS)
Peters was named the Defensive MVP and the National Linebacker of the Year at the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl held at Cowboys Stadium and was a two-time all-district selection at Covington. Peters was ranked as the No. 6 inside linebacker in the country, the No. 4 overall player in Louisiana and the 126th overall prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, while 247Sports.com ranked him No. 5 overall in the state and the No. 13 outside linebacker in the country. He recorded 153 tackles and 7.5 sacks and earned a spot on the 5A All-State team as a senior. Covington finished the 2011 season 7-4 after advancing to the Louisiana 5A state playoffs. In 2010, he made 104 tackles and helped the Fighting Lions reach the state playoffs after making his varsity debut as a sophomore in 2009. Peters received multiple offers and chose the Razorbacks over Tennessee. He was coached at Covington by Malter Schobel.