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#22 Otha Peters
Position: LB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 226
Year: Junior
Hometown: Covington, La.
High School: Covington HS
Experience: 2 Letters
Otha Peters Bio
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/12/2012


  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2012)

2013: Peters saw action in seven games, registering nine tackles and two pass breakups ... he contributed one tackle to Arkansas’ 24-3 victory vs. Southern Miss ... at Rutgers, he recorded two tackles and two pass breakups ... to open conference play the following week, he made two tackles vs. No. 10 Texas A&M ... he recorded a season-high three tackles vs. No. 14 South Carolina ... at No. 1 Alabama, he made one tackle ... he ended the season with appearances vs. No. 8 Auburn and at No. 15 LSU.

2012: Peters appeared in 10 games and started the final three games of his true freshman campaign ... he was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after recording 32 tackles, 0.5 for loss with 0.5 sack, and two quarterback hurries ... he made a career-high eight tackles and added one quarterback hurry in the first start of his career at No. 12 South Carolina ... he matched that same stat line the next week with eight tackles and one quarterback hurry at Mississippi State ... he saw action in the season-opening 49-24 win vs. Jacksonville State and vs. No. 1 Alabama before making his first collegiate tackle vs. Rutgers ... he made five tackles in a 24-7 victory at Auburn and recorded four tackles vs. Ole Miss ... he registered four tackles, 0.5 sack for a loss of three yards, in the 19-15 win vs. Tulsa ... in the season's final game vs. No. 8 LSU, he made two tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: 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 ... he 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, including 7.5 sacks, and earned a spot on the 5A all-state team as a senior after helping Covington finish the 2011 season 7-4 with an appearance in the state playoffs ... in 2010, he made 104 tackles and helped the Fighting Lions reach the state playoffs ... he made his varsity debut as a sophomore in 2009 ... he was coached at Covington by Malter Schobel ... Peters received multiple offers and chose the Razorbacks over Tennessee.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 27, 1994, he is the son of Shelia Peters and the late Otha Peters

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