#21 Avery Peterson
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: Squad
City/State: Pompano Beach, Fla.
High School: Ely HS/Hargrave Military (Va.)
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 10/07/1992
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Avery Peterson Bio
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Release: 08/03/2014

A physically gifted wide receiver with good route running skills and the speed to stretch the field ... Enrolled at LSU in January of 2013 and took part in spring drills last year ... Was making progress during fall camp last August when a broken ankle sidelined him for the entire year ... Came back at full strength for spring practice and goes into the 2014 season among a group of players who will be counted on to see action at wide receiver ... Younger brother of former LSU All-America and current NFL All-Pro Patrick Peterson.

Suffered season-ending injury during training camp and missed all of 2013.

Consensus four-star prospect by every major recruiting website ... Amassed 113 catches for 1,752 yards and 20 touchdowns over his three-year stay at Ely High School in South Florida ... Ranked the No. 23 wide receiver prospect in the nation by ESPN in 2012 ... Listed as the No. 36 overall player from the state of Florida and No. 101 prospect in the Southeast according to ... Placed No. 7 on the Miami Herald Florida Top 101 list ... The No. 3 recruit on the Miami Herald Broward County Top-25 recruit list ... Played for the white team in the 2012 Under Armour All-American game under former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci ... Played his freshman season of high school at Redemptorist in Baton Rouge and was teammates with current LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins and former All-SEC running back Jeremy Hill ... Attended Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., following his senior year of high school before enrolling at LSU in January of 2013 ... Coached in high school by Rodney Gray.

Parents are Shandra and Patrick Peterson ... Born Oct. 7, 1992 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Younger brother of former LSU All-American cornerback and current Arizona Cardinals All-Pro Patrick Peterson.