Found April 09, 2012 on Grits Blitz:
PLAYERS: Corey Peters
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Hear Falcons DT Corey Peters LIVE on "The Sports Craze" Atlanta Falcons defensive Tackle Corey Peters will be joining me on my BlogTalkRadio show, "The Sports Craze".  We'll be talking to Corey about the NFL documentary film "Late Rounders" which he is featured in. Late Rounders follows graduating college football players as they attempt to take the next step in their careers and make the 53-man roster on an NFL football team. Corey Peters was one of the featured players in this 2010 film. Peters played college football at Kentucky. While he only started in two games during his freshman year, he started 12 games as a sophomore. As a junior he stepped up and made 36 tackles, 10 of them for a loss,  and four quarterback sacks.   He continued his sucess in his senior year when he was named 2nd team All-SEC. Peters was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the 20th pick in the 3rd round in 2010 (83rd overall pick).  The Falcons signed Corey P...

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