Junior who was moved to the secondary in spring practice but has returned to wide receiver ... sure-handed receiver who played in 11 games a year ago.
Appeared in 11 games at wide receiver ... caught 12 passes for 109 yards ... longest career reception of 25 yards came vs. Florida Atlantic (Sept. 13) ... caught two passes for 25 yards at Syracuse (Sept. 20) ... also rushed one time for 11 yards on a fake field goal ... served as the team's holder on special teams the entire season.
Peterson spent the season in a reserve role and did not register any offensive statistics.
Peterson redshirted while practicing with the receivers.
Peterson graduated from Alachua's Santa Fe High School in 2001 ... played for coach Scott Pritchett ... 32 receptions for 688 yards and six touchdowns in 2000, and registered eight interceptions on defense ... all-area and an all-state selection ... named MVP receiver at Santa Fe and earned a spot on Bill Buchalter's Best of the Rest list ... played in the CaliFlorida Bowl All-Star Game ... also excelled in basketball and baseball at Santa Fe.
Peterson is a sports and fitness major ... born Sept. 3, 1982, in Gainesville ... son of Willie Peterson and Betty Jacob.