Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9/1/09: #19 DT, #232/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 7 2008: 13 GP; 12 GS; 24 Sol-35 TT, 9 TFL, 4 SK, 2 PBU, 3 QBH, 1 FR. 2007: 13 GP; 12 GS; 22 Sol-43 TT, 4 TFL, 2.5 SK, 1 INT, 3 PBU, 1 QBH, 1 FR; UK’s Most Improved Defensive Player as chosen by the Wildcat coaches ... Claimed a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2006: 11 GP; 2 GS; 12 Sol-18 TT, 2 TFL, 1 SK, 1 PBU; Missed two games with a sprained knee.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Falcons' picks:Round 3/83 -- Corey Peters, DT, 6-3, 300, Kentucky: He was a three-year starter for the Wildcats at defensive tackle and had 146 career tackles. Last season, he had 49 tackles (24 solo), 11 tackles for loss, five passes defensed and one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. - by The Sports Xchange
Corey Peters/Kentucky football Videos
*Automated search based on player first/last name, college team name, football, 3 loading panels, click video to view in full size on this page, watch or fast forward one full video, or open player with red arrow to choose more cuts at the bottom of the big video screen. Click "I'm done watching this" blue link at the top of video to close screen. If available/HQ changes video quality.
Draft Scout Corey Peters News
12/24/12 - DT Corey Peters forced Detroit running back Mikel Leshoure to fumble at Atlanta's 33-yard line, which set up the Falcons' first scoring drive.
12/14/12 - DT Corey Peters missed the first six weeks of the season on the reserve/non-football injury list after having offseason foot surgery for a stress fracture. He has played in the past seven games and appears to be coming on. "I'm doing all right," Peters said. "It's still a process. I think I've been getting better each week, but I still have got a long way to go. The goal from here is to just continue to improve and just be on the top of my game by the end of the season."
11/26/12 - DT Corey Peters left the game with a shoulder injury, but he did return to the action.
11/25/12 - DT Corey Peters left the game with a shoulder injury, but he returned to action.
11/25/12 - DT Corey Peters left the game with a shoulder injury, but he did return to the action.