Rafe Peavey QB, 6-2, 190, Bolivar, Mo. (Bolivar HS)
Peavey, a four-star, was rated as the No. 8 quarterback prospect by Tom Lemming. ESPN ranked him as the No. 4 prospect from Missouri and the No. 10 quarterback in the nation. He earned the No. 10 ranking among pro-style quarterbacks nationally from 247Sports.com, while Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 2 prospect from Missouri and the No. 4 dual-threat quarterback in the country. He participated in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game, finishing 7-of-11 passing for 71 yards and leading two scoring drives. Peavey led Bolivar to an undefeated regular season during his senior year. Bolivar won 12 consecutive games in 2013, including an 11th straight Central Ozark Conference championship and the Missouri Class 4, District 7 title. Peavey’s Liberators were the first team to go 12-0 in school history, and the quarterfinals were the farthest the team advanced in 11 years. In his senior season, he earned first-team all-state honors after he was 127-of-185 passing for 2,294 yards and 16 touchdowns and had 187 carries for 1,557 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns. He had three additional winning seasons at Bolivar, finishing 9-3 his junior year, 9-2 his sophomore year and 8-1 on the freshman team while also rushing 11 times for 121 yards in varsity competition. During his junior and sophomore seasons, he was 191-of-288 passing for 3,696 yards and 38 touchdowns and had 156 carries for 1,040 yards and 26 touchdowns. He was an All-Central Ozarks Conference and all-district selection each of his three years as the starter and was also named the Central Ozarks Conference MVP. He was coached at Bolivar by Lance Roweton. Peavey chose Arkansas after receiving numerous offers, including Auburn, Missouri, Ole Miss and Kentucky.