College Career: Played in 22 games in three seasons at Virginia before finishing his career as a graduate student at Miami where he played in all 13 games with four starts … totaled 54 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and three passes defensed in his collegiate career … set career high with 36 tackles in lone season with the Hurricanes in 2013 … also had two passes defensed and a forced fumble … graduated from Virginia in August, 2013 and transferred to Miami … played in all 12 games in 2012 at Virginia, recording 11 tackles … saw action in six games with the Cavaliers in 2011 and collected four tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass defensed … played in four games and had three tackles as a redshirt freshman in 2010 … redshirted in 2009.
Personal: Was a two-way starter at William Penn (Philadelphia, PA) Charter School, playing on the defensive line and at tight end … earned first-team all-conference and second-team Philadelphia Daily News all-city honors as a senior … rated the nation’s No. 43 defensive end prospect by ESPN and was the No. 21 tight end in the nation according to Scout.com … recipient of Mini-Maxwell Award given by Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia … graduated from Virginia with degree in Sociology.
Patrick Peterson shares his relationship with safety Tyrann Mathieu, thoughts on Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, and who he is rooting for to win Super Bowl XLIX.