September 10, 2006

Rivals250 DE is wide open

A knack for science and math and an inquisitive nature will have a strong bearing on where Baton Rouge (La.) Catholic defensive end Jason Peters ends up playing his college football.

While the 6-foot-4, 262-pounder has not narrowed down his list of suitors, academics will be an important factor when he decides to do so.

"Academics are key to where I'm going," Peters said. "They have to have good academic support for the athletes. I will be looking at the academic support services they provide, including tutors and places set up for study. It's hard to play football and go to school, so I want to make sure that everything is in place there."

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