2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois but did not record any statistics.
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.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.