Kevin Peterson

Oklahoma State
CB #1
5’10” 173

Pros:

  • Three year starter
  • Plays with high intensity and toughness
  • Desirable IQ
  • Loose hips; opens up and is out of backpedal quickly
  • Ability to quickly read and react
  • Technically sound in Press and Man
  • Strong showings against Kevin White, Corey Coleman, and Josh Doctson
  • Physical with receivers without being overly aggressive
  • Doesn’t allow receivers to create much separation or get over the top
  • Tremendous field awareness

Cons:

  • Will struggle when on an island against bigger, physical receivers (see: Laquon Treadwell, Sugar Bowl)
  • Below average size and frame
  • Lacks desired length
  • Bigger receivers will box him out and out jump him
  • History of injuries
  • Will likely serve as a Nickle back
  • Below average straight line speed (4.66 40) and lacks burst

Peterson played in every game as a true freshman in 2012 and proceeded to start 11 in 2013 where he finished the season with 24 tackles, six pass breakups, and two interceptions. In 2014, Peterson registered 59 tackles, two interceptions, and 11 passes breakups. He battled injury this past season but finished with 42 tackles, 4.5 TFL, an interception, six pass breakups, and a fumble recovery as he earned first team All-Big 12 honors.

Pro comp: Trumaine McBride

Projected draft value: 4th round




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