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Al Peterson

Al Peterson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alachua, Fla.

High School:
Santa Fe HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
09/03/1982

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.

2003
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.

2002
Peterson spent the season in a reserve role and did not register any offensive statistics.

2001
Peterson redshirted while practicing with the receivers.

High School
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.

Personal
Peterson is a sports and fitness major ... born Sept. 3, 1982, in Gainesville ... son of Willie Peterson and Betty Jacob.

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