Jamal Peters



Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-2

Age: 26

Weight: 217 lbs

College: Mississippi State




  • Played four seasons (2015-2018) at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS.
  • In 46 career games (16 starts), he recorded 96 total tackles (54 solo), 13 passes defensed, three interceptions, 2.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, 1.0 sack and one fumble recovery.
  • As a senior in 2018, he played in 10 games (nine starts) recording 30 tackles (22 solo) and four passes defensed.
  • Played in all 12 games (three starts) in his junior year, making 23 total tackles (eight solo), three passes defensed, one interception and one fumble recovery.
  • In 2016, he recorded 18 tackles (12 solo), four passes defensed, two interceptions, 1.0 tackle for loss and two forced fumbles as a sophomore.
  • In his freshman year, he appeared in all 12 games (two starts), tallying 25 tackles (12 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack and two passes defensed.


  • Attended Bassfield (Miss.) High School and played for head coach Lance Mancuso
  • Ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the state of Mississippi by ESPN.com and Scout.com and No. 2 safety in the county by ESPN.com.
  • Selected to the Clarion-Ledger's Dandy Dozen in 2014 and was MaxPreps 2014 Mississippi Mr. Football.
  • Was named to 247Sports All-State All-Prospect First-Team Defense.
  • Recorded 60 tackles, 13 passes defensed, five interceptions, 4.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble in his senior season. Also had 28 receptions for 581 yards and six touchdowns on offense.
  • Named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 2A All-State Team, the American Family Insurance All-USA Mississippi Football team and the MaxPreps Small School All-American Football Team.
  • Selected to both the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic.
  • MaxPreps Player of the Year in basketball in his junior year after averaging 18.2 points and eight rebounds per game.
  • Son of Yashica Peters.
  • Majored in interdisciplinary studies at Mississippi State.