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Demaris Peppers
Demaris  Peppers

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Fairley HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 287

Position:
DL

Major:
Undeclared


2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois but did not record any statistics.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Fairley High School • made 60 tackles as a senior and led Fairley with 11 sacks and 10 tackles for loss • caused one fumble, recovered four fumbles, blocked one punt and recorded a safety • participated in the 2012 Toyota Tennessee East-West All-Star Game • recorded 50 tackles, nine tackles for loss and eight sacks as a junior • coached by Rahnmann Slocum • earned a three-star rating from ESPN, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com and a two-star rating from Scout.com • ranked as the No. 34 overall prospect in Tennessee as well as the No. 115 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by ESPN • listed as the No. 118 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com • rated as the No. 23 overall prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com.

PERSONAL: Born June 28, 1995 • son of James and Vicki Peppers • has three siblings.

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